All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 1/16/2023

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes  Ps. 34:17 The LORD hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. Sometimes we get so caught up in our circumstances of life that God seems so far away. The more suffering we experience, the more doubts we have that […]

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Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 11/15/2022

by Jim Hughes  Ps. 34:11-14 Come, my children, and listen to me, and I will teach you to fear the LORD. Do any of you want to live a life that is long and good? Then watch your tongue! Keep your lips from telling lies! Turn away from evil and do good. Work […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 10/31/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes  Ps. 34:8 Taste and see that the LORD is good. Oh, the joys of those who trust in him! Open your mouth and fill it with the things of God. Chew on the riches of His grace. Feast on the love He has for you. Let Him fill you […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 9/19/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes  Ps. 32:6 Therefore, let all the godly confess their rebellion to you while there is time, that they may not drown in the floodwaters of judgment. Here the godly are being singled out. Yes, the godly do sin. What happens when the godly do not confess their sins and […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 8/2/2022

by Jim Hughes Ps. 26:4-5 I do not spend time with liars or go along with hypocrites. I hate the gatherings of those who do evil, and I refuse to join in with the wicked. The Psalmist shows us a sure fire way to keep our souls out of trouble with God. We […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/14/2022

by Jim Hughes Matt. 7:21 “Not all people who sound religious are really godly. They may refer to me as “Lord,” but they still won’t enter the Kingdom of Heaven. The decisive issue is whether they obey my Father in heaven.” There is a difference between good people and godly people, between religious […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 5/24/2022

by Jim Hughes Matt. 22:14 “For many were called, but few were chosen.” This is the story of the great wedding feast. Jesus used this story to teach us what it will be like when He comes back to establish His kingdom. This was a wedding feast and all the guests who were […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/16/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 21:21-22 Then Jesus told them, “I assure you, if you have faith and don’t doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, ‘May God lift you up and throw you into the sea,’ and it will happen. If you […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 4/18/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 18:19-20 “I also tell you this: If two of you agree down here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you. For where two or three gather together because they are mine, I am there among them.” One of the things […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 3/21/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 17: 19-20 Afterward the disciples asked Jesus privately, “Why couldn’t we cast out that demon?” “You didn’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I assure you, even if you had faith as small as a mustard seed you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ […]

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