All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 9/16/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 65:1 The LORD says, “People who never before inquired about me are now asking about me. I am being found by people who were not looking for me. To them I have said, ‘I am here!’ ” If there ever was a time in history in which people […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 9/6/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 64:5 You welcome those who cheerfully do good, who follow godly ways. But we are not godly. We are constant sinners, so your anger is heavy on us. How can people like us be saved? We understand how God can be receptive to the godly. It’s not hard to […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 8/19/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 59:1-2 Listen! The LORD is not too weak to save you, and he is not becoming deaf. He can hear you when you call. But here is a problem—your sins have cut you off from God. Because of your sin, he has turned away and will not listen […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 8/13/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 58:13-14a Keep the Sabbath day holy. Don’t pursue your own interests on that day, but enjoy the Sabbath and speak of it with delight as the LORD’s holy day. Honor the LORD in everything you do, and don’t follow your own desires or talk idly. If you do this, […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 8/2/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 57:20-21 “But those who still reject me are like the restless sea. It is never still but continually churns up mire and dirt. There is not peace for the wicked,” says the Lord. There just is no peace to be found for the soul apart from the Lord. All […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 7/15/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 55:8-9 “My thoughts are completely different from yours, says the LORD. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.” Let us […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 7/9/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 55:3 “Come to me with your ears wide open. Listen, for the life of your soul is at stake. I am ready to make an everlasting covenant with you. I will give you all the mercies and unfailing love that I promised to David.” Come to me with your […]

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