All posts in category Devotional

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 1/17/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 15:8-9 “These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far away. Their worship is a farce, for they replace God’s commands with their own man-made teachings.” I wonder how many people fall into this category. I often have wondered how many people who go to […]

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Do You Want God’s Unlimited Resources To Empower You? 1/11/2022

by Robin McKinley I probably don’t need to ask this, but I’m going to anyhow. Do you want God’s unlimited resources to empower you? I’m sure the answer is yes. So, how does that happen? Paul showed us by example, it happens through prayer. I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 1/4/2022

Send to Kindle January 4 2022 Scripture It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. – Galatians 5:1 NIV Devotion Our verse of the day is an admonition addressing a group of people in the Galatian church. They […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Resolve to Love 1/3/2022

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates So many people are seeking a word for the new year. A blessing. An encounter. Me too. I’m yearning for it…yearning the way that a wanderer in the desert would yearn for a well. It’s not bad to want things from God. Yet He wants something from us too. […]

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Know the Truth 12/28/2021

by Suzanne D. Williams There is only two sides in life. The TRUTH and the LIE. The Word of God is TRUTH, and all else that does not agree with it is a LIE. There is no gray area. (Jn 17:17) I had a reason recently to encounter the LIE. I saw plainly […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 12/27/2021

Send to Kindle December 27, 2021 Scripture When the water in the skin was gone, she put the child under one of the bushes. Then she went and sat down opposite him a good way off, about the distance of a bowshot, for she said, ‘Let me not look on the death of the child.’ […]

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Absent from the Body… 12/21/2021

by Parker J. Cole Writing this post is difficult for many reasons. I am dealing with the loss of my grandmother who passed away last month on November 5th. Although that amount of time has gone, the holiday season, and her birthday on December 20th makes the pang of her absence sharper.  A […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 12/20/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 13:11-12 Then he explained to them, “You have been permitted to understand the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven, but others have not. To those who are open to my teaching, more understanding will be given, and they will have an abundance of knowledge. But to those who […]

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What Valuable Gift Will You Offer To The Lord? 12/14/2021

by Robin McKinley The wise men visited Herod to celebrate the birth of a newborn King. These men may have been surprised to find out that no one knew about Him. They, however, were on a mission, bearing gifts of value to present to this King. What valuable gift do you have to […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: What are you Searching For? 12/13/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I was missing two important Christmas ornaments. One was the key ornament my mother got us when we bought this house.  The other was from Moon River Theater from our thirtieth anniversary trip to meet Andy Williams in Branson.  I searched and searched in the ornament box.  Of course, […]

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