Monthly Archives: December 2017

His Love Endures Forever

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 precious phrase is repeated 26 times! Once … Continue reading

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Compassion on His Servants

For the Lord will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants. Psalm 135:14 Psalm 135 is one of those “big and bold” Psalms. Throughout the Psalm, the psalmist praises the one true God, the Lord of all creation. … Continue reading

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A Walk through the Storm

I know that the Lord is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods. The Lord does whatever pleases him, in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths. Psalm 135:5-6 My wife and … Continue reading

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The Chief Work of Man

Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and praise the Lord. Psalm 134:2 I absolutely agree with the infamous words of St Augustine, “Man’s chief work is the praise of God.” Nothing could be further from the truth. We were … Continue reading

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Brothers Living in Unity

How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity! Psalm 133:1 When I was growing up in my loving parent’s household, I always wished for a brother of my very own. You see, I was blessed with … Continue reading

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Enduring Hardships

O Lord, remember David and all the hardships he endured. Psalm 132:1 Today’s passage from the Psalms underscores the fact that facing hardships is just a simple fact of life. No one is immune from hardships. Not even King David … Continue reading

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A Stilled Soul

But I have stilled and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with its mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me. Psalm 131:2 Can anyone truly cultivate a stilled and quieted soul? Is that even possible in … Continue reading

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Hope in His Word

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope. Psalm 130:5 In the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Rome he states, “For everything that was written in the past was written … Continue reading

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Free from the Cords of the Wicked

But the Lord is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked. Psalm 129:4 I must admit that I have days when I do not want to leave the Hornback Homestead. These particular days are the … Continue reading

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Walk Along His Ways

Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in his ways. Psalm 128:1 I have always enjoyed hiking and being outdoors all my life. I have hiked in some spectacular places in Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, … Continue reading

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