Category Archives: Peacefulness

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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Let Your Soul Be at Rest

Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the Lord has been good to you. Psalm 116:7 When I was going through the United States Marine Corp Officer Candidate School, we spent a great deal of time and exerted … Continue reading

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Under Attack

In return for my friendship they accuse me; they attack me without cause. They repay evil for good, and hatred for friendship. Psalm 109:3-4 Psalm 109 details David’s plight when evil and deceitful men attacked his unquestionable character. Perhaps you … Continue reading

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God Stills the Storm

He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed. They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven. Psalm 107:29-30 Here at the Hornback Homestead, we occasionally have pretty … Continue reading

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Finding Peace

I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me. When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands and my soul refused to be comforted. Psalm 77:1-2 … Continue reading

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The Lord Gives Strength and Peace

The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace. Psalm 29:11 Today’s passage concludes the 29th Psalm with a beautiful promise that the Lord provides strength and peace for His people. It reminds me of … Continue reading

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The Heavens Declare His Glory

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. Psalm 19:1-2 Anne Frank, the German-born diarist and writer of The Diary … Continue reading

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Make Every Effort

Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14 Jerry Bridges, author of The Pursuit of Holiness, writes, “God does not require a perfect, sinless … Continue reading

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Embracing God’s Covenant of Peace

“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10 Last week, my … Continue reading

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In Need of Scotching

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. Psalm 23:1-3 There is an old term called scotching that comes from an … Continue reading

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