All posts in category Devotional

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 6/20/2022

Send to Kindle June 20th, 2022 Scripture And Elijah said to her, “Do not fear; go and do as you have said. But first make me a little cake of it and bring it to me, and afterward make something for yourself and your son. For thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘The […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/14/2022

by Jim Hughes Matt. 7:21 “Not all people who sound religious are really godly. They may refer to me as “Lord,” but they still won’t enter the Kingdom of Heaven. The decisive issue is whether they obey my Father in heaven.” There is a difference between good people and godly people, between religious […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Simple Trust As A Child Of God 6/13/2022

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Both my dad and my mom got sick and had hospital stays when I was young.  I never remember having any concerns about them dying or being disabled.  I do believe being a child helps. That simple trust and lack of worry are sure nice. Yesterday my hubby got […]

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Following the Holy Spirit, Behind the Story of “More Than This” 6/10/2022

by Staci Stallings Sometimes I can watch my life and totally know what God is doing. I can see Him setting things up and how and why He gets things to work. Other times, He takes me totally off-guard. That would be exactly what He did with “More Than This”—my new release on […]

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What God Has Prepared For Us Who Love Him 6/7/2022

by Robin McKinley All who know Christ as their Savior are in for a grand eternal surprise. Jesus said He was going to prepare a place for us. It seems that Bible translators don’t know if we are going to live in mansions, rooms, or suites. But then it really doesn’t matter to […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Kingdom Work 6/6/2022

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Psalm 146:5-9 “Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,         whose hope is in the LORD his God, who made heaven and earth,         the sea, and all that is in them,     who keeps faith forever; who executes […]

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Putting People Together 6/3/2022

by Staci Stallings There are very few things in this life more fulfilling than helping someone else reconnect with God. There are also very few things that can be as frustrating. Now picture this: You and I are standing in a dark room that has an unplugged lamp.  YOU have the cord.  All […]

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UNBEATEN 5/31/2022

by Suzanne D. Williams We’re not meant to match, to blend in. God didn’t dress us in camouflage and say, “Assimilate.” In fact, His instructions were specific. We’re called “peculiar”. We’re told not to “conform”, but to stand out. We’re outcasts, outsiders who believe in a world we cannot see. In forces held […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 5/30/2022

Send to Kindle May 30th, 2022 Scripture A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 5/24/2022

by Jim Hughes Matt. 22:14 “For many were called, but few were chosen.” This is the story of the great wedding feast. Jesus used this story to teach us what it will be like when He comes back to establish His kingdom. This was a wedding feast and all the guests who were […]

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