All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

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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Gems From Pastor Jim 12/8/2020

by Jim Hughes Amos 3:7 “But always, first of all, I warn you through my servants the prophets. I, the Sovereign LORD, have now done this.” God does not act in judgment without first warning us. God makes it very clear why He judges us. He has over and over again made known […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 12/1/2020

by Jim Hughes Joel 2:12-13 That is why the LORD says, “Turn to me now, while there is time! Give me your hearts. Come with fasting, weeping, and mourning. Don’t tear your clothing in your grief; instead, tear your hearts” Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful. He […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 11/24/2020

by Jim Hughes Prov. 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own wisdom. Seek his will in all you do, and he will direct your path. Either you trust the Lord or you don’t. There is no middle ground. If you don’t trust the Lord in […]

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