All posts tagged faith

My Thoughts on the Victoria Secret’s ‘Karen’ 7/20/2021

by Parker J. Cole Victoria’s Secret was in the news recently as most of us watched a video of a White woman attacking a Black woman. When it became apparent to the White woman that the Black woman was recording her, she proceeded to spend nearly twenty minutes screaming, hollering, chasing the woman […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 7/19/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 6:1 “Take care! Don’t do your good deeds publicly, to be admired, because then you will lose the reward from your Father in heaven.” It seems like much of the church has gotten pretty careless in this area. With the ready accessibility of mass media, there are so […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 7/13/2021

Send to Kindle July 13th, 2021 Scripture Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor. – James 4:10 NLT  Devotion In Chapter 4 of the book of James, the author describes the struggles between believers within the Christian community he was addressing. He made it very plain that these struggles did […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Fragrance of Life 7/12/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Well I woke up just a few days ago as an unemployed woman. After nearly 30 years in the same office I can say it’s surreal for sure. The last month has been a whirlwind of preparation. And there have been parties, outings and flowers! Yesterday afternoon the last […]

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Let’s Continually Rejoice And Be Glad In The Lord 7/6/2021

by Robin McKinley  To continually rejoice and be glad in the Lord, we must understand who God is. What we are talking about today is more than going to church. It’s more than raising your hand in praise and worship. The keyword in the title is continually rejoicing. Continually being glad in the […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional:Dependent on Grace 7/4/2021

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Our nation defines itself as democratic and independent from tyranny. The whole nation celebrates, regardless of background. We light off fireworks, we traditional eat American foods, we enjoy time together as a family, as a nation. This country wrestled for independence, having arrived at the conclusion that all are […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 6/28/2021

Send to Kindle June 28th, 2021 Scripture This was to show God’s righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over former sins. It was to show his righteousness at the present time, so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus. – Romans 3:25-26 ESV  Devotion […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 6/21/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 5:13 “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it useful again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.” Salt is useful for a lot of things. It adds flavor to otherwise […]

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Racing Through Life 6/18/2021

by Staci Stallings I saw a post the other day on Facebook that said, “Only 45 more weeks until Christmas Day!” For the average person, they would probably laugh that off. For me, it literally caused a zing of anxiety to zap through my body.  I’ve told you here about my son’s Christmas […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/15/2021

by Jim Hughes Matt. 4:18-20 One day as Jesus was walking along the shore beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers—Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew—fishing with a net, for they were commercial fishermen. Jesus called out to them, “Come, be my disciples, and I will show you how to fish […]

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