Monthly Archives: August 2017

Good and Simple Things

Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart. Psalm 97:11 I love going outside to lock up the chickens here at the Hornback Homestead in the coolness of the evening, especially when there isn’t a … Continue reading

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Declare His Marvelous Deeds

Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. Psalm 96:3 We recently received a new pastor at our United Methodist Church. He came from a small congregation in Eastern Kentucky and he is a wonderful, down … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

For he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care. Psalm 95:7 A flock of sheep can be pretty skittish at times to say the least. In my younger years, I raised … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Watching

For the Lord will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance. Psalm 94:14 A few years ago, I remember watching a touching news story about Lauren Hill, a 19 year old freshman who had an inoperable brain … Continue reading

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He Reigns

The Lord reigns, he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed in majesty and is armed with strength. The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved. Your throne was established long ago; you are from all eternity. Psalm … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is upright; he is my rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” Psalm 92:14-15 Today’s passage from the Psalms reminds us that … Continue reading

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He Will Answer You

“Because He loves me,” says the Lord, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for He acknowledges my name. He will call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver … Continue reading

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A Fortress and A Refuge

I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust. Psalm 91:2 I have days when fear of the unknown slithers in to torment me. When this happens, I wonder what … Continue reading

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Satisfy Us in the Morning

Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days. Psalm 90:14 It has been an incredible summer morning here at the Hornback Homestead. The air was cool and … Continue reading

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God’s Heart of Wisdom

Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12 As a Midshipman in Navy ROTC, I had the pleasure of spending a summer cruise on a nuclear powered FBM Submarine. As I … Continue reading

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