All posts in category Faith — Inspirational

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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It’s Broken…But God

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Funny but this morning I remember a time when one of my favorite vases was broken by one of my children. I was heart broken. Now I can say that I wish that was the most heart breaking thing I’ve ever endured. But we all know about broken hearts. […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotion 6/7/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion Christ must rule until God puts all enemies under his control.  – I Corinthians 15:25 ERV Devotion The Lord God rules and reigns over His Kingdom. Jesus Christ, so the Bible tells us, is presently seated at His right side. (Psalm 110:1; Mark […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/4/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 40:25-26 “To whom will you compare me? Who is my equal?” asks the Holy One. Look up into the heavens. Who created all the stars? He brings them out one after another, calling each by its name. And he counts them to see that none are lost or have […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: False Evidence Appearing Real 6/3/2019

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates The older I get, the more I realize how much fear has ruined my life. Most of the worst things that have happened in my life often find their root motive in someone else’s fear, and more often my own fear.  Why did I let that boy hurt me […]

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Spiritual Weeding—a Necessity

by Lisa Prysock If you’ve ever helped maintain a flower or vegetable garden, you know how important it is to remove pesky weeds before they take over.  The same is true for the garden of our hearts, souls, and minds.  As I was weeding in my garden this week, I began to thank God for […]

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Positives and Negatives 5/27/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil In science class there was at least one lesson on batteries. Since I’m not a science teacher I probably will not explain this very well, but here goes. Every battery has two important parts (probably more, but again, I’m no science teacher and only want to focus on those. Those two parts are the cathode and the anode. They are also […]

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Random Thoughts 5/24/2019

by CJ Peterson Sometimes I just let my mind wonder, and random thoughts creep in. Sometimes this is a good thing, sometimes it is not. It was among one of those days, that I ran across the quote at the bottom of this post. Please take a moment to read it before reading […]

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