Monthly Archives: June 2015

God Guards the Righteous

Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. Proverbs 13:6 I love today’s passage because it commands us to remember that righteousness guards the man of integrity. I might even go a bit further and say that … Continue reading

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Guard Your Lips

Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin. Proverbs 13:3 Today’s passage from Proverbs is perhaps one of King Solomon’s more profound passages when it comes to guarding ones tongue. In a … Continue reading

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The Light of Life

In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality. Proverbs 12:28 The pond behind our house here at the Hornback Homestead is always brimming with life. In the spring we have a plethora of tadpoles that … Continue reading

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An Anxious Heart

An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up. Proverbs 12:25 Today’s passage cautions us about the impacts of an anxious heart. As I read this passage from proverbs the following words from the Apostle … Continue reading

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The Wings of a Caring God

A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel. Proverbs 12:10 Last Friday, I purchased six Ameraucanas and six Black Australorps baby chicks. The chicks are so small and cute … Continue reading

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A Spouse of Noble Character

A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones. Proverbs 12:4 Today’s passage has such a profound statement when it comes to marriage and selecting a suitable spouse. A wife … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Favor

A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but the Lord condemns a crafty man. Proverbs 12:2 Today’s passage from Proverbs reminds us that a good man obtains favor from the Lord. Of course, by saying a good man, King … Continue reading

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Refreshed

A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 It is summer here at the Hornback Homestead and that means lots of outdoor activities. Working in the garden, mowing the lawn, pulling weeds, watering … Continue reading

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Finding Goodwill

He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it. Proverbs 11:27 It is the presence of God that brings good into our lives. I love the way King David put in Psalm 16:2 when … Continue reading

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Attaining Life to the Full

The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death. Proverbs 11:19 Living with Early Onset Alzheimer’s disease is somewhat like living in a city under siege. You are always surrounded by the enemy, Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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