All posts in category Devotional

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Carrying Easter Beyond Easter Sunday 4/5/2021

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 2 Corinthians 5:21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. 1 Corinthians 15:54-57 When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the […]

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The Real Jesus 3/30/2021

by Suzanne D. Williams He isn’t a roadside attraction. Drive–by Jesus, while you’re seated in your comfy minivan, the kiddies clambering for a view. Open 10-to-5 on weekdays. Half price on Sundays. And for $19.95, you can purchase a cross replica, made to scale, complete with decorative box, perfect for display on your mantle. Subscribe–now Jesus. For a donation of any amount, receive a rusted nail, like those that pinned His feet, and an authentic copy of […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Point Is … Do You Know the Story? 3/29/2021

Send to Kindle  by James Collins “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11  There once was a very famous professor of chemistry. This man discovered several industrial chemical compounds, and he wrote many books on chemistry. As a result, he became […]

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Two Hundred and Twenty-Two Prayers 3/23/2021

by Parker J. Cole A prayer for everything.  Last night, while on the phone chitchatting, my girlfriend and I talked about a situation she had asked prayer about. God had answered her prayer and showed signs of that by couple of conversations. She’d called a mutual friend of ours to discuss the situation. […]

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Seeking God’s Words 3/22/2021

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Sometimes I go through dry spells in my devotions and I struggle to find something different to read. I think we all go through dry times; times where we need to see something different than the same four walls so to speak. I feel so thirsty for the Word of God that I’m spiritually parched.   […]

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Of Elements & Experiments 3/19/2021

by Staci Stallings If you took high school Chemistry, you may recall how in lab you were given assignments in which you took various chemicals, mixed them a certain way, and their bonding created a different substance. Theoretically you could take 2 hydrogen atoms and mix them with 1 oxygen atom, and the […]

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The Point Is … Better Late Than Never 3/16/2021

by James Collins “Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” James 5:16 Over the years, I have been blessed to receive many letters from readers. Many of those letters asked questions. One reader wrote, “Dear Pastor James, you […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 3/15/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Zech. 1:3 Therefore, say to the people, “This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘Return to me, and I will return to you, says the LORD Almighty.’ ” God is so gracious and good. He never turns anyone away who comes to Him in repentance. No matter who you […]

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Talking to Myself

by Staci Stallings I know I’m not the only one whose life got flip-turned upside down this last month, and I think it’s kind of ironic that my post would come out today—April 18, 2020. Literally one month after insanity took over in my world. Now I have been through my share of […]

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Is There Such a Thing as Holy Anger?

by Robin MacKinley Anger, we all have bouts with it, then we’ll justify why we have it. Some people will say “that’s just the way I am.” Some Christians say that they have “holy anger.” The question we want to answer today is this; is there such a thing as holy anger? Understand this, my […]

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