All posts tagged faith

Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 10/18/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 9:36-38 He felt great pity for the crowds who came, because their problems were so great and they didn’t know where to go for help. They were like sheep without a shepherd. He said to his disciples, “The harvest is so great, but the workers are so few. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: She Married An Adventurer 10/11/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene “She Married An Adventurer” might be a good title for my life story. Last night as we were talking with family about all the exploits of our youth, I was reminded that for real – I was not so very adventurous, but I did marry a bit of a […]

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Standing In The Presence Of Your Enemies 10/5/2021

by Robin McKinley The last thing anyone wants to do is to stand in the presence of their enemies. In Psalm 27, David laid out for us how we can remain confident even when we are surrounded. Though a mighty army surrounds me, my heart will not be afraid. Even if I am […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: You’re Invited 10/4/2021

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates You’re invited to the table of the Lord. Did you know that? Did you know He’s spread out a banquet for us and wants us to fellowship with Him there? Psalm 36:7-9 How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 9/27/2021

Send to Kindle September 27, 2021 Scripture The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever. – Isaiah 40:8 ESV  Devotion What is the nature of the Bible and how should we relate to it? Should we take its words seriously? Can we rely on them? Or are they just […]

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Lend a Vet a Helping Hand 9/21/2021

by Rhonda Underhill While many people offer veterans their heartfelt thanks for their service to our country, many vets and their families appreciate more concrete forms of help, including assistance with job and house-hunting. Grace & Faith 4 U can be an inspirational guide when it comes to reaching out to those in need. Job […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 9/20/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 7:3-5 “And why worry about a speck in your friend’s eye when you have a log in your own? How can you think of saying, ‘Let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye when you can’t see past the log in your own?’ Hypocrite! […]

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Being a Magi 9/17/2021

by Staci Stallings A long time ago I read a book that said, “There is a reason you notice the things you notice.  They come into your sight to tell you something.” (paraphrase) I took that to heart and began actively noticing.  That is, I notice when I notice something.  Rather than going […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Change of Address 9/13/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Recently I helped fill out a change of address form online for a friend. On the form it asks if it is a temporary change or a permanent one.  I had to think about that for a moment. Permanent sounds so, well, permanent! But it simply meant is this […]

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Some Say Love, Book Excerpt 9/10/2021

by Staci Stallings From the newly-released Finale of the Hope Series… How she would ever say good-bye to Scott and Lane again, Jenna had no earthly idea. As she walked to the gate, tucked under Scott’s arm, holding Lane’s hand with her other, she let the thought of what the coming minutes would […]

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