All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

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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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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