Category Archives: Stronghold

Strengthened by His Word

My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to you word. Psalm 119:28 Whenever someone receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it can hit like a proverbial ton of bricks! Like today’s passage implies, your soul is … Continue reading

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He Is Your Help and Shield

O house of Israel, trust in the Lord – he is their help and shield. O house of Aaron, trust in the Lord – he is their help and shield. You who fear him, trust in the Lord – he … Continue reading

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The Valley of Dementia Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage. As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it … Continue reading

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My Rock

They remembered that God was their Rock, that God Most High was their Redeemer. 78:35 I thoroughly love the Dirty Harry movies where Clint Eastwood stars as Detective Harry Callahan. I enjoy them because you always know where Detective Callahan … Continue reading

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God Is Our Fortress

The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. Psalm 46:7 Have you ever been disappointed in your life? If so, how do you go about handling disappointment when it strikes home? The “world” has all … Continue reading

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Strength and Shield

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song. Psalm 28:7 I simply love today’s passage from the … Continue reading

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A Beacon of Light

The Lord is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life – of whom shall I be afraid. Psalm 27:1 Last year, while on a cruise to the Caribbean, my … Continue reading

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Armed with Strength from God

You armed me with strength for battle; you made my adversaries bow at my feet. Psalm 18:39 After I was diagnosed with Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease seven years ago, I was determined to do all in my power to help fight … Continue reading

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A Fortress to Everyone

The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2 While serving as a pilot in … Continue reading

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My Sole Source of Strength

I love you, O Lord, my strength. Psalm 18:1 In Steven J. Lawson’s commentary on the Psalms he writes, “In every soul-testing trial, the believer must find strength in a refuge greater than himself. He must be anchored to a … Continue reading

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