Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Refuge Never Failing

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 Martin Luther was a German professor of … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer

In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. Psalm 5:3 There is something special about mornings here at the Hornback homestead. Everything is quite and you … Continue reading

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Lead Me

Lead me, O Lord, in your righteousness because of my enemies – make straight your way before me. Psalm 5:8 King David always looked to the Lord to lead Him. No matter how difficult the dilemma, how fierce the foe, … Continue reading

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Consider My Sighing

Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my sighing. Listen to my cry for help my King and my God, for to you I pray. Psalm 5:1-2 King David was an intensely energetic and emotional man. Words flowed from … Continue reading

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Peaceful Sleep

I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8 Many biblical scholars believe the 3rd and 4th Psalm were once combined into a single literary work. The 3rd Psalm … Continue reading

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A Heart Filled with Joy

You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound. Psalm 4:7 Three years ago, I published my first book God Still Remembers Me. The book was a 52 week set of daily devotions … Continue reading

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Set Apart

Know that the Lord has set apart the godly for himself; the Lord will hear when I call to him. Psalm 4:3 In today’s passage, King David is literally warning those who stand against him that his Lord has set … Continue reading

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Prayer of Deliverance

Arise, O Lord! Deliver me, O my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked. Psalm 3:7 The 3rd Psalm is psalm of triumphant trust in the Lord during the fierce fires of adversity. … Continue reading

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Fear or Faith

I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. I will not fear the tens of thousands drawn up against me on every side. Psalm 3:5-6 Harry Emerson Fosdick, a prominent minister of the early 20th … Continue reading

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Daring Confidence

O Lord, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! Many are saying of me, “god will not deliver him.” But you are a shield around me, O Lord; you bestow glory on me and lift up … Continue reading

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