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Rev. Craig Ross
The Little Palm Cross in My Hand

Email Devotion For Holy Week Many people spread their cloaks on the road, and others spread leafy branches that they had cut in the fields. (Mark 11:8) Church is over and I am collecting the leftover palms from the usher tables, so that I can wrap them up and save them for next year and…

Rev. Craig Ross
Is Hell for real?

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL PEntecost 2 The pit of torment shall appear, and opposite it shall be the place of rest; and the furnace of hell shall be disclosed, and opposite it the paradise of delight. (2 Esdras 7:36) Hell is real.  I visited there today.  It snuck up on me.  I spent much of the day working on some…

Rev. Craig Ross
Pentecost 24 Preview

“How Does a Saved Person Act?” Then what becomes of boasting? It is excluded. By what law? By that of works? No, but by the law of faith.  For we hold that a person is justified by faith apart from works prescribed by the law.      (Romans 3:27-28) On this day we celebrate the…

The Sin Box

Email Devotion Pentecost 23   ‘Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax-collector.  (Luke 18:10)   I was a denizen of Starbucks for most of Friday.  I was down in Wilmington, Delaware officiating at a wedding later that evening, and had checked out of my hotel…