All posts in category Devotional

How Bad Do You Want to See the Lord? 4/13/2021

by Robin McKinley  As Jesus was walking through Jericho, a crowd was gathered around Him. A man named Zaccheaus tried to get a look at Jesus. He couldn’t see Him though because he was too short to see over the crowd. It’s amazing what this rich tax collector did to reach his goal. How bad […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Bird’s Nest Soup

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Sometimes I wonder why things like Bird’s Nest Soup come to mind out of nowhere. I can remember hearing about this as a child. I wondered why anyone would cook a bird’s nest and then eat it. You know kids and their imaginations! So I read a little bit […]

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The Psychology of Getting to Know Characters 4/9/2021

by Staci Stallings So, my blog this month stems from a couple of questions I got from my Facebook group, Staci’s FAN-tastic Readers, The first comes from Christina Jay: “Maybe not much of a question, and it’s something you’ve talked about a bit here but you have really dug deep into psychology with the […]

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Gems from Pastor Jim 4/6/2021

by Jim Hughes Malachi 2:15,16 Didn’t the LORD make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are his. And what does he want? Godly children from your union. So guard yourself; remain loyal to the wife of your youth. “For I hate divorce!” says the LORD, the God of Israel. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Carrying Easter Beyond Easter Sunday 4/5/2021

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 2 Corinthians 5:21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. 1 Corinthians 15:54-57 When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the […]

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The Real Jesus 3/30/2021

by Suzanne D. Williams He isn’t a roadside attraction. Drive–by Jesus, while you’re seated in your comfy minivan, the kiddies clambering for a view. Open 10-to-5 on weekdays. Half price on Sundays. And for $19.95, you can purchase a cross replica, made to scale, complete with decorative box, perfect for display on your mantle. Subscribe–now Jesus. For a donation of any amount, receive a rusted nail, like those that pinned His feet, and an authentic copy of […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Point Is … Do You Know the Story? 3/29/2021

Send to Kindle  by James Collins “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11  There once was a very famous professor of chemistry. This man discovered several industrial chemical compounds, and he wrote many books on chemistry. As a result, he became […]

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Two Hundred and Twenty-Two Prayers 3/23/2021

by Parker J. Cole A prayer for everything.  Last night, while on the phone chitchatting, my girlfriend and I talked about a situation she had asked prayer about. God had answered her prayer and showed signs of that by couple of conversations. She’d called a mutual friend of ours to discuss the situation. […]

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Seeking God’s Words 3/22/2021

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Sometimes I go through dry spells in my devotions and I struggle to find something different to read. I think we all go through dry times; times where we need to see something different than the same four walls so to speak. I feel so thirsty for the Word of God that I’m spiritually parched.   […]

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Of Elements & Experiments 3/19/2021

by Staci Stallings If you took high school Chemistry, you may recall how in lab you were given assignments in which you took various chemicals, mixed them a certain way, and their bonding created a different substance. Theoretically you could take 2 hydrogen atoms and mix them with 1 oxygen atom, and the […]

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