Category Archives: Rejoicing

To Hear Joy and Gladness

Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice. Psalm 51:8 There is nothing like hearing good news that brings joy and gladness to your heart. Good news can come in many forms like a letter … Continue reading

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Rejoice In the Lord

Then my soul will rejoice in the Lord and delight in his salvation. Psalm 35:9 Raymond Charles Stedman, an evangelical Christian pastor and author, wrote, “The Psalms are much more than poetry. They are thus intended to instruct the mind … Continue reading

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Anguish and Affliction

I will be glad and rejoice in your love, for you saw my affliction and knew the anguish of my soul. Psalm 31:7 In today’s passage, King David tell us two extremely important facts about God. First, God actually sees … Continue reading

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A Joyful Life

But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful. Psalm 68:3 Earlier in the week, my wife and I attended a Reason for Hope breakfast sponsored by our local chapter of the Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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A Cheerful Heart

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 Over the weekend I accidently locked myself in the chicken pen and couldn’t get out. You see, I had recently tightened up the chicken … Continue reading

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Happy Hearts

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

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God’s Glorious Gift – A New Day

This is a day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 Yesterday was a magnificent day here at the Hornback Homestead. Although it is still January, the temperature reached over 50 degrees! The … Continue reading

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Be Glad and Rejoice

But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful. Psalm 68:3 I read today in the Gospel of Luke about the time when Jesus healed the lame, blind, deaf, and leprosy laden people … Continue reading

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Sing the Glory of His Name

Shout with joy to God, all the earth! Sing the glory of his name; make his praise glorious. Psalm 66:1-2 If by chance you stop by the Hornback Homestead in the morning, you might see this crazy sight of an … Continue reading

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Rejoice and Take Refuge

Let the righteous rejoice in the Lord and take refuge in him; let all the upright in heart praise him! Psalm 64:10 Yesterday was Communion Sunday at our church. It is a service focused on sharing the Lord’s Supper. All … Continue reading

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