All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

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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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 12/21/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Amos 8:5 You can’t wait for the Sabbath day to be over and the religious festivals to end so you can get back to cheating the helpless. You measure out your grain in false measures and weigh it on dishonest scales.” How consistent are you in your faith walk? […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 12/8/2020

by Jim Hughes Amos 3:7 “But always, first of all, I warn you through my servants the prophets. I, the Sovereign LORD, have now done this.” God does not act in judgment without first warning us. God makes it very clear why He judges us. He has over and over again made known […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 12/1/2020

by Jim Hughes Joel 2:12-13 That is why the LORD says, “Turn to me now, while there is time! Give me your hearts. Come with fasting, weeping, and mourning. Don’t tear your clothing in your grief; instead, tear your hearts” Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful. He […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 11/24/2020

by Jim Hughes Prov. 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own wisdom. Seek his will in all you do, and he will direct your path. Either you trust the Lord or you don’t. There is no middle ground. If you don’t trust the Lord in […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 11/3/2020

by Jim Hughes Hosea 14:9 Let those who are wise understand these things. Let those who are discerning listen carefully. The paths of the LORD are true and right, and righteous people live by walking in them. But sinners stumble and fall along the way. Wise are those who know the paths of […]

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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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