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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 7/26/2021

Send to Kindle July 26th, 2021 Scripture “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” – Matthew 6:34 ESV Devotion In many places in the Bible, we are told not to worry, or be anxious, or be fearful about what the future […]

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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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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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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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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: God Speaks…. We Listen 6/14/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I dreamed last night that a grandchild was calling out to me from the hall. It was dark so I went to my bedroom door and beckoned the grandchild to come into my room. I told that sweet grandchild to stay in my room and to even come get […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Masks Off, Forgiveness On 6/7/2021

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Last week, the state of Ohio allowed those who have been fully vaccinated to take off their masks in stores and other public places. Other states around the country have also presented this option. Now, this is not a post about vaccinations. I have dear friends who sit all […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 5/24/2021

Send to Kindle May 24th, 2021 Scripture No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. – Romans 8:37 ESV Devotion Christians face all sorts of trials, troubles, and tribulations in life. Satan is our enemy and he is trying to defeat us. Romans 8:38 lists some of the things […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/17/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 3:8 “Prove by the way you live that you have really turned from you sins and turned to God.” Many people claim to be right with God. It is not uncommon for people to identify themselves as being a Christian. There is still churches being built and filled […]

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