Monthly Archives: August 2015


But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. Ephesians 4:7 Grace is one of the wonderful gifts of God about which the Bible frequently speaks. It is something we do not earn but is … Continue reading

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A Stronghold of Praise

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 Today passage is one of my favorite Psalm passages. It reminds me to take time and … Continue reading

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A Loving Stronghold

He is my loving God and my fortress, my stronghold and deliverer, my shield, in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me. Psalm 144:2 Today my wife and I are speaking at an Alzheimer’s support group in Louisville, … Continue reading

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A Stronghold Empowers You

The Lord is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life – of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1 Yesterday I had my first screening visit for a new … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Stronghold

The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the Lord, who is worthy … Continue reading

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A Refuge and Stronghold

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalm 9:9-10 Since we have finished the … Continue reading

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Patient In Affliction, Faithful In Prayer

Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Romans 12:11–13 Have you ever had a … Continue reading

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Pleasing God

And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him. Hebrews 11:6 Do you ever wonder what it takes to please … Continue reading

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New Mercies Every Morning

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 One of my absolute favorite things is to sit on the patio in the … Continue reading

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Like the Ravens

Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! Luke 12:24 Here at the Hornback Homestead, we have lots of bird … Continue reading

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