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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Thank the Lord in Spite of Whatever Circumstances You Are Encountering

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I read the incredible story of Julianne Koepka. She and her mother were on a flight in 1971 that was struck by lightning. Julianne, 17, strapped into her plane seat, plummeted 2 miles through the air into the Peruvian rainforest below. When she woke up, she then had to […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 8/6/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion All this is from God…  – II Corinthians 5:18 ESV Devotion What does “All this” in our verse for today refer to specifically? The previous verse has the answer: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has […]

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When It’s Not the Way You Think It Should Be

by Lisa M. Prysock Wow!  2019 is here, but I have to be honest, as I’m writing this post for a late January blog entry, I do not feel ready for 2019 yet.  I’m still preparing for it and reeling with a heady kind of excitement about all the good things that happened in […]

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Gift of Strength; Peace to Bless

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “The LORD will give strength unto His people; the LORD will bless His people with peace”   (Psalm 29:11). David had just heard the voice of the LORD in a thunderstorm and had seen His power in the hurricane whose path he had described; and now, in the cool […]

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Pearl of Great Price

by C.J. Peterson When I think of pearls, there are two very different verses that come to mind…yet, they are both somewhat connected. The first is, Matthew 13:45-46, “Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he went away and sold […]

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Autumn Devotional for September

by Lisa M. Prysock It’s a new season my friends.  We’re heading into autumn and the leaves are turning yellow gold, rich plum and apple red.  Cooler temperatures are settling upon us.  Soon we’ll be donning our sweaters and trading our flip flops and sandals for boots.  Pretty containers of mums in shades […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: What of My House?

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Believe on the LORD Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house” (Acts 16:31). This gospel for a man with a sword at his throat is the gospel for me. This would suit me if I were dying, and it is all that I need while I am […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Wisdom for the Asking

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him” (James 1:5). If any of you lack wisdom. There is no “if” in the matter, for I am sure I lack it. What […]

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A Review Revisited: His Love Never Quits

by Paula Rose This review originally appeared on Books-N-Reviews by Paula Rose on Publishers Marketplace. Publisher: Waterfall Press | Published: January 6, 2015 | Format: eBook (122 pages), Paperback (114 pages), and Audio | ASIN: B00J0H9942, ISBN: 9781477824726, and Audio ISBN:  9781491533772 | Origin: NetGalley     Cover: Courtesy of Waterfall Press  Thoughts: HIS LOVE NEVER QUITS: Finding […]

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Mountains Turned to Plains

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain; and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it. (Zechariah 4:7) At this hour a mountain of difficulty, distress, or necessity may be in our way, and natural reason sees […]

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