All posts in category Faith — Inspirational

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: How We Treat the Least of These

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates The way people treat children is extremely important to Jesus. There are many teachings he gave on this. In Matthew 18, Jesus addresses the influencers, be they parents or teachers. He says, 6 “… whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would […]

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Filling Inspiration 1/29/2021

by Staci Stallings In the last book I wrote, “Who I am with You” that will be out in December, there is an element of what the heroine, Taylor Grayson, learns that has become relevant in my own writing life recently. It was a take-off on an analogy that says some people are […]

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The Good King 1/26/2021

by Suzanne D. Williams A king came into power, much to the surprise of the previous royal court, and he quickly won the peoples’ hearts. He sought to give justice and to write fair, new laws. He was a kind king, a generous king, who loved the poor, cared for the sick, the elderly, and the young. In fact, he placed […]

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Praying Through Difficult Times 1/25/2021

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil I distinctly remember when my prayer life changed. We found out my mother had cancer. The doctors gave her thirty days to live. Naturally, I prayed for God’s healing. I believed God could heal her and didn’t want to believe that He would do anything else but make her well again. She was a beautiful, Christian woman and my […]

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My Most Personal Story Yet 1/22/2021

by Staci Stallings Some of you know me or know of me.  Others may never have heard the name Staci Stallings until this very minute, and that’s okay.  In fact, part of me likes not being known. One thing I do know is this:  my readers probably know me better than most people […]

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Do You Want to be Successful in Everything You Do? 1/19/2020

by Robin McKinley At the end of the book of Exodus, Moses had passed away. Joshua was then named by God to lead the people of Israel into the promised land. In chapter 1 of Joshua, God motivated Joshua with these words from verse 5. For I will be with you as I was with Moses. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 1/18/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jonah 2:7 “When I had lost all hope, I turned my thoughts once more to the LORD. And my earnest prayer went out to you in your holy Temple.” Sadly, we are often just like Jonah was. We keep on trying to do things our way until there is […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Wave 1/11/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene One morning as I was preparing to write I looked down at my keyboard and saw the word “wave”. It’s an ergonomic keyboard with a slight curve to the keys. As I thought about the word wave I was reminded of part of a nature show we watched last […]

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The Point is … Step by Step 1/8/2021

by James Collins “It is of the Lord‘s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 Since I retired from the Army, I have gained a pound or ten… For the New Year, I have decided to get into shape. Truthfully, my wife, […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 1/5/2021

by Jim Hughes Jonah 1:3 But Jonah got up and went in the opposite direction in order to get away from the LORD. He went down to the seacoast, to the city of Joppa, where he found a ship leaving for Tarshish. He bought a ticket and went on board, hoping that by […]

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