Devotions

Gathering Together

Gathering Together

Lindsey Harbaugh | May 22, 2022

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each oth...
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Unexpected Community

Unexpected Community

Kari Holder | May 15, 2022

Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:12, DevotionMany years ago, I said “yes” to being an aid to a young lady with Down syndrome. I didn...
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Surrender and Follow Jesus

Surrender and Follow Jesus

Karlie Grubbs | May 8, 2022

“I will stay close to you, instructing and guiding you along the pathway for your life. I will advise you along the way and lead you forth with my eyes as your guide. So don’t make it difficult; don’t be stubborn when I take ...
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El Roi: “The God Who Sees”

El Roi: “The God Who Sees”

Amanda Van Every | May 1, 2022

You’re invited to honor the women in your life on Mother’s Day, May 8, at all Crossings services! As we prepare for Mother’s Day, take time to reflect with this devotion from Amanda Van Every. “She gave this name to the LORD...
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Inhabiting Easter

Inhabiting Easter

Don Peslis | Apr 24, 2022

"He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: ‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.’ ” Luke ...
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Easter Sunday Devotion

Easter Sunday Devotion

| Apr 17, 2022

Few words conjure up more emotions than the word “reunion.” In the everyday sense, both negative and positive feelings can be associated. Family reunions, for instance, can bring up the best and worst in people. The family me...
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Sunday Devotion

Sunday Devotion

| Apr 10, 2022

40 Days of Prayer content is intended for Monday through Saturday each week. Devotions are available on Sundays to prepare for the week ahead. Have you ever noticed when you and a friend recount a shared experience, you remem...
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April 11, 2022

April 11, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: Mary Magdalene Scripture: Luke 8:1-2, John 20:10-18 NET Some time afterward he went on through towns and villages, preaching and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The twelve were with him, and also ...
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April 12, 2022

April 12, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: Empty Tomb Scripture: Mark 16:1-7 NLT Saturday evening, when the Sabbath ended, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome went out and purchased burial spices so they could anoint Jesus’ body. Very earl...
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April 13, 2022

April 13, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: The Disciples Scripture: John 20:19-23 NET On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the disciples had gathered together and locked the doors of the place because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders...
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April 14, 2022

April 14, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: Thomas Scripture: John 20:24-29 NET Now Thomas (called Didymus), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. The other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he replied, “Unless I see the wounds...
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April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: The Road to Emmaus Scripture: Luke 24:13-16, 27-32 NET Now that very day two of them were on their way to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. They were talking to each other about all the thi...
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April 16, 2022

April 16, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: Paul Scripture: Acts 9:1-19 NLT Meanwhile, Saul was uttering threats with every breath and was eager to kill the Lord’s followers. So he went to the high priest. He requested letters addressed to the synagogues in ...
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Sunday Devotion

Sunday Devotion

| Apr 3, 2022

April 3, 202240 Days of Prayer content is intended for Monday through Saturday each week. Devotions are available on Sundays to prepare for the week ahead. I’ve never been one for horror or gory movies. I typically watch thro...
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April 4, 2022

April 4, 2022

| Apr 3, 2022

Encounter: Ten with Leprosy Scripture: Luke 17:11-19 MSG It happened that as he made his way toward Jerusalem, he crossed over the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, ten men, all lepers, met him. The...
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April 5, 2022

April 5, 2022

| Apr 3, 2022

Encounter: The Widow at the Treasury Scripture: Luke 21:1-4 NLT While Jesus was in the Temple, he watched the rich people dropping their gifts in the collection box. Then a poor widow came by and dropped in two small coins. “...
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April 6, 2022

April 6, 2022

| Apr 3, 2022

Encounter: The Last Supper Scripture: Luke 22:7-8, 14-20 NLT Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread arrived, when the Passover lamb is sacrificed. Jesus sent Peter and John ahead and said, “Go and prepare the Passover meal, so ...
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April 7, 2022

April 7, 2022

| Apr 3, 2022

Encounter: Peter Scripture: Luke 22:31-34, 54-62 “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat. But I have pleaded in prayer for you, Simon, that your faith should not fail. So when you have repented and turne...
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April 8, 2022

April 8, 2022

| Apr 3, 2022

Encounter: The Dying Thief Scripture: Luke 23:32-43 NLT Two others, both criminals, were led out to be executed with him. When they came to a place called The Skull, they nailed him to the cross. And the criminals were also c...
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April 9, 2022

April 9, 2022

| Apr 3, 2022

Encounter: Nicodemus Scripture: John 3:1-7, 19:38-42 NET Now a certain man, a Pharisee named Nicodemus, who was a member of the Jewish ruling council, came to Jesus at night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a tea...
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Sunday Devotion

Sunday Devotion

| Mar 27, 2022

40 Days of Prayer content is intended for Monday through Saturday each week. Devotions are available on Sundays to prepare for the week ahead. My family used to take its annual summer vacation at a ranch in Montana just outsi...
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March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022

| Mar 27, 2022

Encounter: Martha Scripture: Luke 10:38-42 NLT As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. Her sister, Mary, sat at the...
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March 29, 2022

March 29, 2022

| Mar 27, 2022

Encounter: Crippled Man at the Pool of Bethesda Scripture: John 5:1-9 NLT Afterward Jesus returned to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish holy days. Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with five covere...
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March 30, 2022

March 30, 2022

| Mar 27, 2022

Encounter: Son of the Government Official Scripture: John 4:46-53 MSG Now he was back in Cana of Galilee, the place where he made the water into wine. Meanwhile in Capernaum, there was a certain official from the king’s court...
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March 31, 2022

March 31, 2022

| Mar 27, 2022

Encounter: Disciples in the Storm at Sea Scripture: Mark 4:36-41 NIV Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. A furious squall came up, and the waves br...
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