All posts in category Faith — Inspirational

The Point Is … The Clock Is Ticking

by James Collins “Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away.” Psalm 144:4  “I like 6 o’clock being 7 o’clock a whole lot better than I did its being 5 o’clock.” I said.  “What?” my wife, Amanda, asked with a look of bewilderment on her pretty face.  “I said, I like […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim by Jim Hughes

Send to Kindle  by Jim Hughes Ps. 100:3 Acknowledge that the LORD is God! He made us, and we are his. We are his people, the sheep of his pasture. To acknowledge that the Lord is God is to recognize and accept that God is in control of all things. He is actively ruling over […]

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The Point is … What, Me Worry? 3/20/2020

by James Collins “Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.” Isaiah 41:10 The stock market is crashing, and the world is on the verge of a […]

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The Lord Walked Before Us 11/9/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene We have spent several days at Canton Texas for First Monday Trade Days.  I’ve never been to this event that began in the 1850’s. However my father came here in his early 20’s. Long before I was born he was walking through the original area looking for the perfect […]

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The Point Is … Forgive Me, Father 11/6/2020

by James Collins “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.” 1 John 1:7                  The first thing Larry said to me was, “Forgive me, Padre, […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 11/3/2020

by Jim Hughes Hosea 14:9 Let those who are wise understand these things. Let those who are discerning listen carefully. The paths of the LORD are true and right, and righteous people live by walking in them. But sinners stumble and fall along the way. Wise are those who know the paths of […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Oh How You Love Me 11/2/2020

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates In the coming days, it’s going to be super important to remember how loved we are. This was a poem I wrote in the thick of a busy schedule. God paused me and reminded me how much I am loved. You are loved like this too! Oh how you […]

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Fear Not 10/30/2020

by Suzanne D. Williams I needed medication for my older dog the other day, so I called the vet as I usually do. Since her puppyhood, she has had this persistent itch. She will scratch until her skin is infected. The pills are a lifesaver. During the call, the vet tech asked me if I wanted twice as many this time, […]

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He Knows My Name 10/27/2020

by Parker J. Cole Going through the feeds on social media, you can see that many friends, and acquaintances are campaigning for their political preference. Link sharing, video sharing, message shares, meme shares, a lot of energy goes into it. Some friends are solidly focusing on making sure that their candidate is perceived in the best light possible and the other […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 10/19/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Dan. 9:4 I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed, “ O Lord, you are a great and awesome God! You always fulfill your promises of unfailing love to those who love you and keep your commands.” Do you really believe it? Do you believe that God always […]

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