All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

Gems From Pastor Jim 2/12/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 6:1 In the year King Uzziah died, I saw the LORD. He was sitting on a lofty throne, and the train of his robe filled the Temple. If you were permitted to actually catch a glimpse of heaven, what would you expect to see? What would you expect to […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 2/5/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 5:21 Destruction is certain for those who are heroes when it comes to drinking, who boast about all the liquor they can hold. I don’t know what your stand is on drinking and I do not want to make an issue of whether or not it is okay to […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 1/29/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 5:20 Destruction is certain for those who say that evil is good and good is evil; that dark is light and light is dark; that bitter is sweet and sweet is bitter. There is no confusion with what God says. People don’t always want to hear what God has […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 1/15/2019

by Jim Hughes Eccl. 4:12-13 A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken. There is strength in numbers. By ourselves we are too weak to stand for long. The opposition is too great […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 1/8/2019

by Jim Hughes Eccl. 4:9-10 Two people can accomplish more than twice as much as one; they get a better return for their labor. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But people who are alone when they fall are in real trouble. I worked in a factory for […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 1/1/2019

by Jim Hughes Eccl. 4:4 Then I observed that most people are motivated to success by their envy of their neighbors. But this, too, is meaningless, like chasing the wind. Do you envy others? Where is it getting you? Think about it. If you are motivated to do whatever you can do to […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 12/25/2018

by Jim Hughes Eccl. 3:22-23 So I saw that there is nothing better for people than to be happy in their work. That is why they are here No one will bring them back from death to enjoy life in the future. What do you do for work? Are you happy in it? […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 12/18/2018

by Jim Hughes Eccl. 3: 18 Then I realized that God allows people to continue in their sinful ways so he can test them. That way, they can see for themselves that they are no better than animals. If God wanted to, He could make us do what is right in His eyes. […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 12/11/2018

by Jim Hughes Eccl. 2:10-11 Anything I wanted, I took. I did not restrain myself from any joy. I even found great pleasure in hard work, an additional reward for all my labors. But as I looked at everything I had worked so hard to accomplish, it was all so meaningless. It was […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim – 12/4/2018

by Jim Hughes Eccl. 1:9-11 History merely repeats itself; it has all been done before. Nothing under the sun is truly new. What can you point to that is new? How do you know it didn’t already exist long ago? We don’t remember what happened in those former times. And in future generations, […]

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