Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Joyful Life

But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful. Psalm 68:3 Earlier in the week, my wife and I attended a Reason for Hope breakfast sponsored by our local chapter of the Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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A Merciful Caregiver

But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. Psalm 13:5 A few years ago, my wife, daughter, and I took a short cruise to the Bahamas. It was great to get away and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Fighting Discouragement

But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you. Psalm 5:11 Today’s passage reminds us to take refuge … Continue reading

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A Discouraged Heart

The troubles of my heart have multiplied; free me from my anguish. Psalm 25:17 Billy Graham, the famed and beloved evangelist of the 20th century said, “The Christian life is not a constant high. I have moments of deep discouragement. … Continue reading

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Safe in the Storm

The disciples went and woke him saying, “Master, Master, we’re going to drown!” He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waters; the storm subsided, and all was calm. Luke 46:1 In Dr. David Jeremiah’s book, When Your … Continue reading

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An Ever-present Help

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 Like many Christians, I love the Book of Psalms. Whenever I am having a difficult day or it is raining hard outside, I love to snuggle up … Continue reading

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Sweet Morning Prayers

In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. Psalm 5:32 There is something special about mornings here at the Hornback homestead. Everything is peaceful and quite. … Continue reading

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The Goal of Pleasing Him

So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it. 2 Corinthians 5:9 The Apostle Paul has an unusually cryptic style of writing at times in his letters. Today’s … Continue reading

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The Grace of God

For I am the least of the apostles and do not even deserve to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church. But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was … Continue reading

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Unwavering Faith

Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead – since he was about a hundred years old – and that Sarah’s womb was also dead. Yet he did not waver through … Continue reading

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