All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 6/21/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 5:13 “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it useful again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.” Salt is useful for a lot of things. It adds flavor to otherwise […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/15/2021

by Jim Hughes Matt. 4:18-20 One day as Jesus was walking along the shore beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers—Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew—fishing with a net, for they were commercial fishermen. Jesus called out to them, “Come, be my disciples, and I will show you how to fish […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/17/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 3:8 “Prove by the way you live that you have really turned from you sins and turned to God.” Many people claim to be right with God. It is not uncommon for people to identify themselves as being a Christian. There is still churches being built and filled […]

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Gems from Pastor Jim 5/4/2021

by Jim Hughes Matt. 1:23 “Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and he will be called Immanuel (meaning, God is with us).” God is with us. GOD is with us. God is WITH us. God is with US. No matter how you say it, this […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 4/19/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Mal. 3:6-7 “I am the LORD, and I do not change. That is why you descendants of Jacob are not already completely destroyed. Ever since the days of your ancestors, you have scorned my laws and failed to obey them. Now return to me, and I will return to […]

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Gems from Pastor Jim 4/6/2021

by Jim Hughes Malachi 2:15,16 Didn’t the LORD make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are his. And what does he want? Godly children from your union. So guard yourself; remain loyal to the wife of your youth. “For I hate divorce!” says the LORD, the God of Israel. […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 3/2/2021

by Jim Hughes Habakkuk 1:13 You are perfectly just in this. But will you, who cannot allow sin in any form, stand idly by while they swallow us up? Should you be silent while the wicked destroy people who are more righteous than they? The Babylonians were sent to punish the Israelites for […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 1/18/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jonah 2:7 “When I had lost all hope, I turned my thoughts once more to the LORD. And my earnest prayer went out to you in your holy Temple.” Sadly, we are often just like Jonah was. We keep on trying to do things our way until there is […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 1/5/2021

by Jim Hughes Jonah 1:3 But Jonah got up and went in the opposite direction in order to get away from the LORD. He went down to the seacoast, to the city of Joppa, where he found a ship leaving for Tarshish. He bought a ticket and went on board, hoping that by […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 12/21/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Amos 8:5 You can’t wait for the Sabbath day to be over and the religious festivals to end so you can get back to cheating the helpless. You measure out your grain in false measures and weigh it on dishonest scales.” How consistent are you in your faith walk? […]

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