All posts in category Devotional

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 11/18/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 1:18-24 Now this is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant by the Holy Spirit. Joseph, her finance’, being a just man, decided to break the engagement quietly, so […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 11/15/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion “Now begin the work. And may the Lord be with you.”   – I Chronicles 22:16 ERV Devotion King David wanted to build a temple for the Lord. However, the Lord would not let him build it because of all the blood that […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 11/12/2019

by Jim Hughes Luke 1: 26-29 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary. She was engaged to a man named Joseph, a descendant of King David. Gabriel appeared to her and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Is there no balm in Gilead?

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene It was Senior night for our oldest grandson last night. He and his parents were on the field along with the other seniors all of them being honored.  We’ve been watching the games on tv but went to see the festivities last night.  Imagine our concern (horror?) as our […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 11/8/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion t is God who arms me with strength, And makes my way perfect.  – Psalm 18:32 NKJV Devotion The words of our verse for today are part of a song that David wrote on the day God delivered him from the hand of […]

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Don’t Fear No 11/5/2019

by Sherry Chamblee Don’t be afraid of “no.”   For a long time, psychologists have been telling parents to try not to tell your child no. There’s so much emphasis on positivity, on enabling their children’s dreams, on encouraging them to do everything and anything their little hearts desire. We’ve gotten away from putting restrictions […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: From a Surrender to a Gift

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 1 Kings 19:11-13 11 And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the LORD.” And behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind. […]

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The Truth About Prayer

by Suzanne D. Williams Little Johnny’s excitement couldn’t be contained. Christmas was just around the corner, and he has his list prepared. Flying out of his bedroom, he latches onto his dad and the list of his desires spills out.  “I want this and that and the thing Bobby has.” Without taking a breath, he goes on and on.  […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Ambiguity 10/28/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil I recently saw an article that stated where some Christian celebrities stood on certain biblical/theological/cultural issues. What caught my attention the most was the ambiguity of many of them. It seemed they were more concerned about not hurting anyone’s feeling, or perhaps affecting their bottom line negatively, than they […]

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Feeling Disconnected?

by Sherry Chamblee Do you ever feel disconnected from those around you? Like you wish people would pay attention, notice you, show you some sort of support or at least act as if they care? Maybe you wish they’d acknowledge what you do, or who you are? Check up on you… treat you like you’re family? But you […]

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