All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 10/19/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Dan. 9:4 I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed, “ O Lord, you are a great and awesome God! You always fulfill your promises of unfailing love to those who love you and keep your commands.” Do you really believe it? Do you believe that God always […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 9/21/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Dan. 3:25 “Look!” Nebuchadnezzar shouted. “I see four men, unbound, walking around in the fire. They aren’t even hurt by the flames! And the fourth looks like a divine being!” I can only imagine what Nebuchadnezzar must have thought when he saw four people walking around in a fire […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 9/4/2020

by Jim Hughes Dan. 1:8 But Daniel made up his mind not to defile himself by eating the food and wine given to them by the king. He asked the chief official for permission to eat other things instead. Daniel did not wait until he was faced with temptation before he decided whether […]

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Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 7/20/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Ezek. 13:1-3 Then this message came to me from the LORD: “Son of man, speak against the false prophets of Israel who are inventing their own prophecies. Tell them to listen to the word of the LORD. This is what the Sovereign LORD says. ‘Destruction is certain for the […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 7/14/2020

by Jim Hughes Ezek. 3:20-21 “If good people turn bad and don’t listen to my warning, they will die. If you did not warn them of the consequences, then they will die in their sins. Their previous good deeds won’t help them, and I will hold you responsible, demanding your blood for theirs. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 6/15/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 55:6-7 Seek the LORD while you can find him. Call on him now while he is near. Let the people turn from their wicked deeds. Let them banish from their minds the very thought of doing wrong! Let them turn to the LORD that he may have mercy […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/2/2020

by Jim Hughes Lam. 3:31-33 For the LORD does not abandon anyone forever. Though he brings grief, he also shows compassion according to the greatness of his unfailing love. For he does not enjoy hurting people or causing them sorrow. What these verses say to me is that the Lord never gives up […]

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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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