All posts in category Faith — Inspirational

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Every Reason to Quit 12/2/2019

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Have you ever been faced with an avalanche of reasons to quit what you feel called to? Have you ever sat back and questioned your calling and your sanity in the same breath?   I bet there have been a few others who felt that way. What about Abram (later […]

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A Life Like Christ

by Suzanne D. Williams Because of your traditions you have destroyed the authority of God’s word. (Mk 7:13 GW) My mother tells a story of someone she spoke with in her years of ministry, a woman seeking a solution to a personal issue. The woman couldn’t get past the words her mama had said […]

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Hidy Ho Neighbor! Disjointed impressions of my new neighborhood

by Parker J. Cole “Welcome to the neighborhood.”  No one said that to me as I unlocked the door to my new house. The street is mostly silent. A few cars spread apart but no one came out to see my husband and I as we began the arduous task of moving all our things out of storage.  No one […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Mercy 11/25/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, ”Go and do likewise” Luke 10:36-37 One of the definitions of mercy is “to have […]

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Holiday Horror Story 11/22/2019

by C.J. Peterson “Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.” – Jimmy Cannon “Since I’m always working, my best holiday memories are definitely when I can just go home and spend time with my family.” – Chris Brown After weeks of making lists, checking the ads for […]

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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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