All posts tagged faith

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 […]

Share Button

Verse of the Day and Devotional 11/15/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion “Now begin the work. And may the Lord be with you.”   – I Chronicles 22:16 ERV Devotion King David wanted to build a temple for the Lord. However, the Lord would not let him build it because of all the blood that […]

Share Button

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 […]

Share Button

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Is there no balm in Gilead?

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene It was Senior night for our oldest grandson last night. He and his parents were on the field along with the other seniors all of them being honored.  We’ve been watching the games on tv but went to see the festivities last night.  Imagine our concern (horror?) as our […]

Share Button

Verse of the Day and Devotional 11/8/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion t is God who arms me with strength, And makes my way perfect.  – Psalm 18:32 NKJV Devotion The words of our verse for today are part of a song that David wrote on the day God delivered him from the hand of […]

Share Button

Don’t Fear No 11/5/2019

by Sherry Chamblee Don’t be afraid of “no.”   For a long time, psychologists have been telling parents to try not to tell your child no. There’s so much emphasis on positivity, on enabling their children’s dreams, on encouraging them to do everything and anything their little hearts desire. We’ve gotten away from putting restrictions […]

Share Button

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: From a Surrender to a Gift

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 1 Kings 19:11-13 11 And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the LORD.” And behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind. […]

Share Button

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Ambiguity 10/28/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil I recently saw an article that stated where some Christian celebrities stood on certain biblical/theological/cultural issues. What caught my attention the most was the ambiguity of many of them. It seemed they were more concerned about not hurting anyone’s feeling, or perhaps affecting their bottom line negatively, than they […]

Share Button

Mercy Rule 10/14/2019

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene The mercy rule. That’s a new one I learned last night. We were watching our oldest grandson play football via our smart phones screen playing on our tv at home.  When our home team had run up 40 points to their zero before halftime that rule came into play. […]

Share Button

Verse of the Day and Devotion 10/11/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”   – Psalm 122:1 NIV Devotion When they asked me to go with them to church, I didn’t object. I didn’t try to beg-off with a […]

Share Button