All posts in category Gems From Jim Hughes

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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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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