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Love Yourself

by CJ Peterson This day and age everyone is trying to be like everyone else. What people sometimes forget, is that you were created to be an original. Without these original geniuses, where would the world be: – Charles Dickens had MAJOR OCD, but still managed to produce wonderful works of literature that […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 7/15/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 55:8-9 “My thoughts are completely different from yours, says the LORD. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.” Let us […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotion 7/12/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”  – Luke 24:36 NIV Devotion It was the Sunday evening of the day of the resurrection. Understandably enough, the disciples of Jesus were […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 7/9/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 55:3 “Come to me with your ears wide open. Listen, for the life of your soul is at stake. I am ready to make an everlasting covenant with you. I will give you all the mercies and unfailing love that I promised to David.” Come to me with your […]

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Have You Ever Had a “Nurse Angel”?

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I always enjoy sharing about the nurse/angel who came into Danny’s hospital room early on in 2017 when he had just had a stroke . She had a word from the Lord. She walked in, the room lit up bright as Christmas and she took his vitals. Then, without […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 7/5/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.  – II Timothy 2:1 NKJV Devotion The trials, troubles, tribulations, and persecutions that we encounter in life can be many. They can also be severe. The Apostle Paul, for […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 7/2/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 49:16a “See, I have written your name on my hand” What an awesome sentence to latch onto! Think about it for a few moments. Hold your hand up so you can see it with the palm facing towards you. If you have a pen or pencil handy, write your […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Brave 6/24/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Putting on a brave face. Now there’s something I’m good at. I have a habit of not asking people to pray for me in difficult times. Why? Shouldn’t I crave the knowledge that close friends are interceding to God on my behalf? Sure. But then there’s the friends who […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 6/17/19

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 40:31. But those who wait on the LORD will find new strength. They will fly high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. This verse is cherished by many of us. The promise is that God’s favor will […]

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Conversation with God

by CJ Peterson Why is it that you park in the drive ways . . . and drive in the parkways? Why is it that when children are babies, we encourage them to ‘pass gas’ or ‘burp’, yet it’s unacceptable to do so when we hit our Jr. High age? Why is it […]

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