Monthly Archives: October 2011

Praising God with a Thankful Heart

by Kevin and Melissa Main I rise at midnight to thank You for Your righteous judgements. Psalm 119:62 Give thanks to the Lord; call on His name; proclaim His deeds among the people. 1 Chronicles 16:8 Enter His gates with … Continue reading

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Freedom of the Seas

By Candy Troutman One of my favorite quotes: “He who is enslaved to the compass has the freedom of the seas.” This saying was posted on my computer monitor at work for many years. It has helped me navigate the sometimes murky … Continue reading

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The Eyes of God

Finding acceptance in the love of Jesus Christ by Kevin Main  Most people spend their lives searching for acceptance, but often they only find emptiness. However, they may just be looking in the wrong place. In a harsh, uncaring world, … Continue reading

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How to Have a Relationship with God

God wants to have a relationship with us. He loves us and wants our love in return. How does a relationship with God begin? What is the starting point? Although God wants a relationship with us, there is something that … Continue reading

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Finally, Autumn!

I want to roll in a pile of newly raked leaves And feel the wrinkled texture as they rub my face And break in my hands I want to breathe deep and know it is autumn   I want to … Continue reading

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Psalm 119: In a Hurry to Obey God’s Word

60 I will hasten and not delay    to obey your commands. Psalm 119:60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. This psalm shows a commitment to God’s word. The writer doesn’t obey God’s word as a last … Continue reading

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The Suffering Messiah

by Melissa Main I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint. My heart has turned to wax; it has melted away within me. My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue … Continue reading

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Dear God, I Hurt

Then Job answered: I wish my suffering could be weighed and my misery put on scales. My sadness would be heavier than the sand of the seas. Job 6:1-3 New Century Version I hate my life, so I will complain … Continue reading

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You Are All I Need, Lord: God’s Word Is Enough

57You are my portion, LORD;    I have promised to obey your words. 58 I have sought your face with all my heart;    be gracious to me according to your promise. 59 I have considered my ways    and have turned my … Continue reading

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Comfort from God’s Word

49 Remember your word to your servant,    for you have given me hope. 50 My comfort in my suffering is this:    Your promise preserves my life. 51 The arrogant mock me unmercifully,    but I do not turn from your law. … Continue reading

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