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Call Upon the Lord

I call on the Lord in my distress, and he answers me. Psalm 120:1 Psalm 120 is entitled, A Song of Accents. It is one of fifteen consecutive psalms known as Accent Psalms. These songs, or hymns, were sung by … Continue reading

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Great Peace

Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. Psalm 119:165 Great peace in the midst of life’s worst turmoil is an absolutely amazing thing to experience in life. When everything around you seems to … Continue reading

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Facing the Enemy

You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. Psalm 119:114 St Augustine wrote some very wise and wonderful words about God’s glorious grace in his epic work entitled The City of God. Here … Continue reading

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An Illuminated Path

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 A small Baptist church near the Hornback Homestead had the following message placed on its marque for all the world to see: Daily devotions … Continue reading

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Hope In His Word

 My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. Psalm 119:81 Before my diagnosis of Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, I loved to read all kinds of material. Fiction, non-fiction, books on the Bible, … Continue reading

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Serious Stuff

May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant. Psalm 119:76 Since my youngest son was in high school, we have owned long-haired Chihuahuas. We now own three of these wonderful dogs who are nefariously … Continue reading

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It Is Good for My Soul

It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. Psalm 119:71 I wrestled with today’s Psalm passage for quite a while before finally deciding to write a daily devotion encompassing the deeper meaning of … Continue reading

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The Lord Is My Portion

You are my portion, O Lord; I have promised to obey your words. I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. Psalm 119:57-58 Psalm 119 is a captivating Psalm centered on … Continue reading

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Comfort in God’s Ancient Laws

I remember your ancient laws, O Lord, and I find comfort in them. Psalm 119:52 I can remember spending many winter nights with my grandparents who lived on a small dairy farm in a rural area of Kentucky. I slept … Continue reading

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Meditate On His Holy Word

I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. Psalm 119:48 There was a time in my life when I would run across a particular passage from the Bible that touched my … Continue reading

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