All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/16/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 21:21-22 Then Jesus told them, “I assure you, if you have faith and don’t doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, ‘May God lift you up and throw you into the sea,’ and it will happen. If you […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 4/18/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 18:19-20 “I also tell you this: If two of you agree down here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you. For where two or three gather together because they are mine, I am there among them.” One of the things […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 3/21/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 17: 19-20 Afterward the disciples asked Jesus privately, “Why couldn’t we cast out that demon?” “You didn’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I assure you, even if you had faith as small as a mustard seed you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ […]

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Gems from Pastor Jim 3/15/2022

by Jim Hughes Matt. 16:26 “And how do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your soul in the process? Is anything worth more than your soul?” There are so many whose only goal in life is to gain as much of the world as they possibly can. They buy […]

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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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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 11/15/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 11:28-30 Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle, and you will find rest for your souls. For my […]

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Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 10/18/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 9:36-38 He felt great pity for the crowds who came, because their problems were so great and they didn’t know where to go for help. They were like sheep without a shepherd. He said to his disciples, “The harvest is so great, but the workers are so few. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 9/20/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 7:3-5 “And why worry about a speck in your friend’s eye when you have a log in your own? How can you think of saying, ‘Let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye when you can’t see past the log in your own?’ Hypocrite! […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems from Pastor Jim 8/16/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 6:21 “Wherever your treasure is, there your heart and thoughts well also be.” What do you treasure most in your life? Before you answer that, consider this. We treasure that which consumes our time, thoughts, and energy. We pursue diligently what we treasure. We treasure most what we […]

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Gems from Pastor Jim 8/3/2021

by Jim Hughes Matt. 6:7-8 ““When you pray, don’t babble on and on as people of other religions do. They think their prayers are answered only by repeating their words again and again. Don’t be like them, because your Father knows exactly what you need even before you ask him.” Words don’t mean […]

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