All posts in category Devotional

Peace With God: Romans 5:1

Peace With God  Romans 5:1  Scripture tells us that the peace of God exceeds anything we can understand. But we can’t experience that peace unless we have peace with God. How do we get peace with God? Paul discusses that at the beginning of Romans 5. Peace, just like everything else in Christianity, […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: This Kingdom Has Different Dynamics 10/3/2022

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” I hope you don’t mind if I camp out in the Sermon on the Mount for a while. Jesus’ words hold so much power, weight, and wisdom. I want to spend my whole life meditating on these […]

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A Time to Write, A Time to Put the Pen Down 9/30/2022

by Staci Stallings As I get older (just turned 51 last Friday), one thing I’ve come to realize is that there really are seasons in life. Looking back, I see there were seasons of growing up, falling in love, going to school, getting married, having kids, having little kids, having bigger kids, their […]

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God of All 9/27/2022

by Suzanne D. Williams God writes fiction. God writes romance novels. He writes crime drama. He writes battle scenes. He not only writes it. He sells it. He promotes it. There are thousands of wonderful Christian authors, traditionally published and self-published, struggling to perfect their craft, and the Spirit of God delights in […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 9/26/2022

Send to Kindle September 26th, 2022 Scripture But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart. – Luke 2:19 ESV Devotion The birth of Christ is the most amazing occurrence in all of history. Not only for the miracle of the birth, but the impact this birth had on the world and history. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 9/19/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes  Ps. 32:6 Therefore, let all the godly confess their rebellion to you while there is time, that they may not drown in the floodwaters of judgment. Here the godly are being singled out. Yes, the godly do sin. What happens when the godly do not confess their sins and […]

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My Most Personal Story Yet 9/16/2022

by Staci Stallings Some of you know me or know of me.  Others may never have heard the name Staci Stallings until this very minute, and that’s okay.  In fact, part of me likes not being known. One thing I do know is this:  my readers probably know me better than most people […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 9/13/2022

Send to Kindle September 13th, 2022 Please Click Above to Listen Your browser does not support the audio element. Scripture And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife, but kept her a virgin until she gave birth to a Son; and […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: God Loves You 9/12/2022

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene When I closed the car door on my thumb, my daddy had to open the door to release me from the pain. When our oldest daughter was little and the truck door captured four of her fingers, her daddy had to open the door to release her from that […]

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Wandering 9/9/2022

by Staci Stallings Let’s start with this:  I am not a Lord of the Rings fan. I apologize to those of you who love it, but I must confess that I am not among that number. My children once had the movies on our television in the living room, and I didn’t leave my office […]

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