Category Archives: Joy

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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My Joy

Then will I go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. I will praise you with the harp, O God, my God. Psalm 43:4 It is often said that times of tribulation will either make … 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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Be Joyful

This is a day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 It is a rainy and cold morning here at the Hornback Homestead. My three long-haired Chihuahuas did not want to venture outside … Continue reading

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Life Doesn’t Consist of Possessions

Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Luke 12:15. I received a diagnosis of Early-onset Alzheimer disease after over … Continue reading

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Whatever Is Lovely

 The whole earth is full of his glory. Isaiah 6:3 Spring seems to have sprung a little early here at the Hornback Homestead. As I toured the gardens this past weekend, all sorts of garden greenery had sprouted. Tulips, daffodils, … Continue reading

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Filled with Joy and Peace

The jailer brought them into his house and set a meal before them; he was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God – he and his whole family. Acts 16:34 While Paul and Silas were in … Continue reading

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With All Your Heart

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are … Continue reading

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Hearts Filled with Happiness

A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. Proverbs 15:13 Today’s passage from the Book of Proverb has such a profound but simple message. A happy heart puts a cheerful smile upon your face while a … Continue reading

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All Peace and Joy

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13     Near the end of Paul’s letter to … Continue reading

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