All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 6/17/19

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 40:31. But those who wait on the LORD will find new strength. They will fly high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. This verse is cherished by many of us. The promise is that God’s favor will […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/4/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 40:25-26 “To whom will you compare me? Who is my equal?” asks the Holy One. Look up into the heavens. Who created all the stars? He brings them out one after another, calling each by its name. And he counts them to see that none are lost or have […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/20/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 36:10 What’s more, do you think we have invaded your land without the LORD’s direction? The LORD himself told us, “Go and destroy it!” What strikes me here is that not everyone who claims to have direction from the Lord does. Israel was under attack and the invading […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 5/7/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 30:18 But the LORD still waits for you to come to him so he can show you his love and compassion. For the LORD is a faithful God. Blessed are those who wait for him to help them. The Lord is waiting for you to come to Him. He […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 4/30/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 30:15 The Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel says, “Only in returning to me and waiting for me will you be saved. In quietness and confidence is your strength. But you would have none of it!” Some of you reading this today have wandered away from the Lord. […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 4/23/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 29:16 “How stupid can you be? He is the Potter, and he is certainly greater than you. You are only the jars he makes! Should the thing that was created say to the one who made it, “He didn’t make us”? Does a jar ever say, “The potter who […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 4/16/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 29:15 Destruction is certain for those who try to hide their plans from the LORD, who try to keep him in the dark concerning what they do! “The LORD can’t see us,” you say to yourselves. “He doesn’t know what is going on!” Go ahead and try it. Try […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 4/9/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 29:13 And so the LORD says, “These people say they are mine. They honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far away. And their worship of me amounts to nothing more than human laws learned by rote.” This verse speaks of a matter that is close to […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 4/2/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 28:16 Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says, “Look! I am placing a foundation stone in Jerusalem. It is firm, a tested and precious cornerstone that is safe to build on. Whoever believes need never run away again.” Notice that this is something that God has done. No […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 3/26/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 26:4 Trust in the LORD always, for the LORD GOD is the eternal Rock. Trust is not something we can do when it’s convenient or easy for us to do. We must trust in the Lord always. No matter how impossible or difficult it may seem to be, we […]

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