Monthly Archives: April 2017

A Flourishing Olive Tree

But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever. Psalm 52:8 I love the way David describes his relationship with God in today’s Psalm passage. He … Continue reading

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A Contrite Heart

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. Psalm 51:17 After King David had committed multiple sins surrounding his adulterous affair with Bathsheba, he knew not only had he … Continue reading

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The Joy of Your Salvation

Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit to sustain me. Psalm 51:12 After being confronted by Nathan for his adulterous affair with Bathsheba, King David feels severely separated from God and is unable … Continue reading

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His Perfect Presence in Your Life

Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Psalm 51:11 Whenever we sin we are momentarily separated from God until we confess and ask for forgiveness. If we continue to sin, this separation can … Continue reading

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A Steadfast Spirit

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 Statistics indicate that between 5% and 10% of Alzheimer’s patients will exhibit aggressive or violent behavior most often in the later stages of … Continue reading

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To Hear Joy and Gladness

Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice. Psalm 51:8 There is nothing like hearing good news that brings joy and gladness to your heart. Good news can come in many forms like a letter … Continue reading

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The Most High

Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High, and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me. Psalm 50:14 When I was a young boy growing up … Continue reading

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The Mighty One

The Mighty One, God, the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to the place where it sets. Psalm 50:1 Over the past few weeks, here at the Hornback Homestead, we have had some colorfully … Continue reading

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My Redeemer

But God will redeem my life from the grave; he will surely take me to himself. Psalm 49:15 David Wilkerson, an American Christian evangelist who was the founding pastor of the Times Square Church of New York and best known … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Very End

For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end. Psalm 48:14 In my younger years, I loved to go spelunking to explore new caves. I’ve been in all sorts of … Continue reading

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