All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/18/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Lam. 3:22-24 The unfailing love of the LORD never ends! By his mercies we have been kept from complete destruction. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each day I say to myself, “The LORD is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!” The unfailing love of […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 5/8/2020

by Jim Hughes Jer. 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” You may not know what the future holds for you, but the Lord does. He knows all that lies […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 4/20/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 23:29 “Does not my word burn like fire?” asks the LORD. “Is it not like a mighty hammer that smashes rock to pieces?” Do not underestimate the power of God’s Word. It burns like fire. Fire is not discriminatory; it consumes whatever is in its path. Fire burns […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 4/3/2020

by Jim Hughes Jer.20:7 O LORD, you persuaded me, and I allowed myself to be persuaded. You are stronger than I am, and you overpowered me. Now I am mocked by everyone in the city. I grew up in the day in which altars were common in the church and invitations were frequently […]

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Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 3/6/2020

by Jim Hughes Jer. 9:23-24 This is what the LORD says, “Let not the wise man gloat in his wisdom, or the mighty man in his might, or the rich man in his riches. Let them boast in this alone: that they truly know me and understand that I am the LORD who […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 2/17/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 7:24 “But my people would not listen to me. They kept on doing whatever they wanted, following the stubborn desires of their evil hearts. They went backwards instead of forward.” We need to think about what the Lord is saying to His people here. Although in this context […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 2/11/2020

by Jim Hughes Jer. 5:23-25 “But my people have stubborn and rebellious hearts. They have turned against me and have chosen to practice idolatry. They do not say from the heart, ‘Let us live in awe of the LORD our God, for he gives us rain each spring and fall, assuring us of […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 1/20/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Luke 2:8-15 That night some shepherds were in the fields outside the village, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, and angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terribly frightened, but the angel reassured them, “Don’t be afraid!” he […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 1/10/2020

by Jim Hughes Matt. 2:1,2 Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We have seen his star as it arose, and we have […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 12/24/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 9:6-7 For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. And the government will rest on his shoulders. These will be his royal titles: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Jesus is our Everlasting Father. He has always been, is now, and […]

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