Monthly Archives: January 2015

Comfort Awaits You

I remember your ancient laws, O Lord, and I find comfort in them. Psalm 119:52 I can remember spending the night with my grandparents who lived on a small dairy farm in Kentucky. I slept upstairs in the attic on … Continue reading

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Meditate On Your Decrees

I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. Psalm 119:48 There was a time in my life when I would find a passage from the Bible that touched my heart and … Continue reading

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Worthy Things Rather than Worthless Things

Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain. Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word. Psalm 119:36-37 St Augustine of Hippo, one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times, … Continue reading

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Strength for the Road Ahead

My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to you word. Psalm 119:28 Whenever anyone receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it can hit like a ton of bricks! Like today’s passage implies, your soul is weary … Continue reading

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Wonderful Things in the Word

Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. Psalm 119:18 Over the weekend here at the Hornback Homestead, we had a simply spectacular snow. It started on Friday evening and continued throughout the night. I awoke … Continue reading

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Delight In Your Decrees

I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. Psalm 119:15-16 Perhaps one of the greatest gifts of retirement is being able to read the Scriptures more thoroughly, study … Continue reading

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Seek Him and Keep His Statues

Blessed are they who keep his statues and seek him with all their heart. Psalm 119:2 Today’s passage is not only a biblical fact but it is also a prophetic promise for those who keep God’s statutes and seek Him … Continue reading

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Give Thanks to God and Exalt Him

You are my God, and I will give you thanks; you are my God, and I will exalt you. Psalm 118:28 I generally don’t write much about my struggles with Early Onset Alzheimer’s disease. I always try to be upbeat … Continue reading

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God’s Glorious Gift – A New Day

This is a day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 Yesterday was a magnificent day here at the Hornback Homestead. Although it is still January, the temperature reached over 50 degrees! The … Continue reading

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Great Is His Love

For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord. Psalm 117:2 I have been blessed with a loving and faithful wife who simply adores me. She has been this way since … Continue reading

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