All posts in category Faith — Inspirational

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 10/21/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 1:4-5 The LORD gave me a message. He said, “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my spokesman to the world.” What has the Lord appointed you to do? God made it […]

Share Button

Mercy Rule 10/14/2019

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene The mercy rule. That’s a new one I learned last night. We were watching our oldest grandson play football via our smart phones screen playing on our tv at home.  When our home team had run up 40 points to their zero before halftime that rule came into play. […]

Share Button

Verse of the Day and Devotion 10/11/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”   – Psalm 122:1 NIV Devotion When they asked me to go with them to church, I didn’t object. I didn’t try to beg-off with a […]

Share Button

Gems From Pastor Jim 10/8/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 66:2a “My hands have made both heaven and earth, and they are mine. I, the LORD, have spoken.” Whatever your beliefs may be about the origins of life and the universe, God declares that He did it. He does not leave any room for doubt in His Word; He […]

Share Button

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: When My Heart Was Grieved 10/7/2019

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 21 When my heart was grieved     and my spirit embittered, 22 I was senseless and ignorant;     I was a brute beast before you. 23 Yet I am always with you;     you hold me by my right hand. Psalm 73:21-23 A profound joy had been lit within me. Something I’d longed […]

Share Button

Verse of the Day and Devotional 10/4/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion Remember your promise to me, your servant. It gives me hope.  – Psalm 119:49 ERV Devotion You received a word from the Lord, a divine communication from above. To be sure, you have the promises of God from the Bible, like every other […]

Share Button

Gems From Pastor Jim 10/1/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 65:17-19 “Look! I am creating new heavens and a new earth—so wonderful that no one will even think about the old ones anymore. Be glad; rejoice forever in my creation! And look! I will create Jerusalem as a place of happiness. Her people will be a source of joy. […]

Share Button

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 9/30/2019

Send to Kindle by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever. – Isaiah 32:17 ESV Devotion You don’t have to be perfect to participate in righteousness. The Apostle Paul says, “And to the one who does […]

Share Button

Ancient Sources 9/24/2019

by Michael J. Findley “Can you please reference some sources you used for your Hittite series?” Seems like a simple, innocuous question. However, the first series of books I wrote include What Is An Establishment of Religion?, What Is Secular Humanism?, and What Is Science? As SCOTUS Justice Scalia wrote “The United States […]

Share Button

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Famines in Our Lives 9/23/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil “But the father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was […]

Share Button