Monthly Archives: December 2015

Add to Your Faith Goodness

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love. 2 … Continue reading

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Seeking the Light

I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn their darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; … Continue reading

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Adjusting Your Eyes to God’s Grace

“Yet he has not left himself without testimony: He has shown kindness by giving you rain from heaven and crops in their seasons; he provides you with plenty of food and fills your hearts with joy”  Acts 14:17   Last night … Continue reading

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A Lighted Stronghold

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   I have a fascination for lighthouses. There is something special about these … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests.”  Luke 2:14    Today is Christmas day! From the Hornback Homestead to your home, I wish you a merry Christmas and a joyous time … Continue reading

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A Thankful Heart

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.  Psalm 136:1    Today’s passage contains a very familiar phrase; His love endures forever. In fact, in the 136th Psalm, this phrase is repeated 26 times! Once for … Continue reading

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Hurry Off and Tell Someone

So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger.” Luke 2:16 After the shepherds encountered the angel of the Lord and heard the heavenly host proclaim their praises to God, they … Continue reading

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Things Heard and Seen

The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. Luke 2:20 Being a shepherd in the time of Jesus’ birth was probably a pretty mundane … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.” Luke 2:10 Fear can be a devastating thing when it gets a foothold in your … Continue reading

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Singleness of Heart

They will be my people, and I will be their God. I will give them singleness of heart and action, so that they will always fear me for their own good and the good of their children after them. Jeremiah … Continue reading

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