All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

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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Gems From Pastor Jim 2/11/2020

by Jim Hughes Jer. 5:23-25 “But my people have stubborn and rebellious hearts. They have turned against me and have chosen to practice idolatry. They do not say from the heart, ‘Let us live in awe of the LORD our God, for he gives us rain each spring and fall, assuring us of […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 1/20/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Luke 2:8-15 That night some shepherds were in the fields outside the village, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, and angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terribly frightened, but the angel reassured them, “Don’t be afraid!” he […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 1/10/2020

by Jim Hughes Matt. 2:1,2 Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We have seen his star as it arose, and we have […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 12/24/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 9:6-7 For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. And the government will rest on his shoulders. These will be his royal titles: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Jesus is our Everlasting Father. He has always been, is now, and […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 12/16/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is 9:6,7 Jesus is our Mighty God Jesus is our Mighty God. So much has been written and said about our Lord’s might. The Scriptures are very clear as to how great our God is. He has created all things by the mere utterance of His word. He holds […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 11/18/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 1:18-24 Now this is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant by the Holy Spirit. Joseph, her finance’, being a just man, decided to break the engagement quietly, so […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 11/12/2019

by Jim Hughes Luke 1: 26-29 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary. She was engaged to a man named Joseph, a descendant of King David. Gabriel appeared to her and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 10/21/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 1:4-5 The LORD gave me a message. He said, “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my spokesman to the world.” What has the Lord appointed you to do? God made it […]

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