All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

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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Gems From Pastor Jim 7/2/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 49:16a “See, I have written your name on my hand” What an awesome sentence to latch onto! Think about it for a few moments. Hold your hand up so you can see it with the palm facing towards you. If you have a pen or pencil handy, write your […]

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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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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 Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/20/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 36:10 What’s more, do you think we have invaded your land without the LORD’s direction? The LORD himself told us, “Go and destroy it!” What strikes me here is that not everyone who claims to have direction from the Lord does. Israel was under attack and the invading […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 5/7/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 30:18 But the LORD still waits for you to come to him so he can show you his love and compassion. For the LORD is a faithful God. Blessed are those who wait for him to help them. The Lord is waiting for you to come to Him. He […]

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