All posts in category Devotional

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Blessed are the Pure in Heart 2/6/2023

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Matthew 5:8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” There he stood on the mountain, desperate for the strength, the grace, and the revelation necessary to lead the 1.5 million people entrusted to him. Moses had a request for Yahweh, the holy and everlasting God […]

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What Kind of God Does this Things? 1/31/2023

by Suzanne D. Williams I walked around carrying a weight on my back, baggage assembled in my passage through life — a care, a worry, a regret, a boatload of dread. I rolled it all up in a blanket of anger and stuffed it on top of the hatred and ire that supported […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Faith’s Checkbook: Obedience Brings Blessing

Send to Kindle by C. H. Spurgeon “Observe and hear all these words, which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD thy God”   (Deuteronomy 12;28). Though salvation is not […]

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Victory Comes From the Lord 1/24/2023

by Robin MacKinley Have had days when it seemed like nothing went your way and everyone was against you? When those days happen, do as David did, trust in the Lord for your victory. But you, O LORD, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 1/23/2023

Send to Kindle January 23rd, 2023 Scripture Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you yourselves know. – Acts 2:22 NIV Devotion Jesus proclaimed to the people of His day that He was “the way and the truth and […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Rest is a Gift 1/17/2023

Send to Kindle“Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest”   (Matthew I 1:28). We who are saved find rest in Jesus. Those who are not saved will receive rest if they come to Him, for here He promises to “give” it. Nothing can be freer than […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 1/16/2023

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes  Ps. 34:17 The LORD hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. Sometimes we get so caught up in our circumstances of life that God seems so far away. The more suffering we experience, the more doubts we have that […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Faith Sets the Bow 1/10/2023

by C. H. Spurgeon “And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud”   (Genesis 9:14). Just now clouds are plentiful enough, but we are not afraid that the world will be destroyed by a deluge. We see the rainbow […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: One generation to the next – it is so important to share life with one another

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Visiting with my 95-year-old aunt and her granddaughter, we talked about when they were young. I told her some stories about their childhood and she was amaze. Since she was one of the youngest siblings and my mother was one of the oldest siblings, she hadn’t heard those stories. […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 1/3/2023

by Bible League International January 3rd, 2023 Scripture And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body… – Ephesians 1:22-23 NIV Devotion According to our verses for today, there are two things that God the Father has done for the […]

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