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While I Breathe

  • let's hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering; for he who promised is faithful. Let's consider how to provoke one another to love and good works, not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:23 WEB

    My home state of South Carolina carries this inscription on the state seal: 'Dum Spiro Spero.' In Latin, this phrase means "While I breathe, I hope.' This is a profound statement because where there is hope, there is life. When all hope is gone, it usually ends. That is a goal of Refreshing Hope Ministries, to refresh your hope each day. As long as you are still sucking air, you can make it through this.

    Hope is incredibly powerful at driving away doubt, fear, darkness, and discouragement. Despair is defined as 'the complete loss or absence of hope.' Most of us know what despair sounds like because we listen to it all day in our minds, trying to beat us down, trying to get us to give up our hope, to discourage us and get us to stop.

    Hope is like the sunlight that chases away the darkness. Hope says: "This will turn out well for me. Something good is coming my way. I will beat this, I will be healed. They will be OK. This is not the end. I can do better! God has got a plan for me and I am going to see this through. I can do this. I will overcome and my breakthrough is coming soon! This enemy is going down!"

    Do not give up your hope in the goodness of God during the dark times. It is all that you have left. God is going to do the things that He has promised you. He is completely faithful and has nothing but the best intentions for you. Even when this life is over, it is not the end. It will be the beginning of really living. The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me (Hebrews 13:6). While you breathe, hope.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I choose to trust in You. I know that You are there for me and I am so thankful for all that You do. Please restore my hope and let Your Son shine through me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Our weekly RHM Live church service will be happening this morning at 10am EST. Join us for a time of worship, interactive prayer, and fellowship, and to hear what has been happening recently in our lives. To participate in the chatroom you need to have a site account, but if not, you can still watch the video of the study. Service starts at 10am EST, but all are encouraged to show up 15 minutes early for fellowship, and to make sure the stream is working for you before we start. Love you all! Here is the link to join: RHM Live


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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen!!  And this morning, while the server problems kept us from reading today’s devotional, Hope and Faith came through! To keep us all connected to His word. Amen

Good job Pastor Dion. I hope you have a Blessed Day

August 25, 2019
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen,give us the strength of your Holy Spirit.

August 25, 2019
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord!

August 25, 2019
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I thank You for all the help You have provided us ,that Your Holy Spirit fills us with the hope we need to keep going through this life. In the glorious name of our Lord Jesus Christ we pray, Amen. Yours is the Power and the Glory forever Lord.

Great message Pastor, God bless you. Have a blessed day. 

August 25, 2019
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!! Alleluia!! Amen!! What a way to begin the week!!

August 25, 2019
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

August 25, 2019
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen

August 25, 2019
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Sorry I missed fellowship with all of you this morning, I over slept. Thanks pastor Dion for being in tune with Holy Spirit. As always, this was a very meaningful,uplifting and encouraging message for me right now. I was struggling with despair for a long while but, God has been teaching me, working with me through this. My hope IS in Him to get me out of the end of this rut. Praise the Lord our God our future and hope!

August 25, 2019
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Debbie Bible
Debbie Bible

This site has been giving me hope through my cancer journey for years. Thank you Pastor Dion and Sylvia. 

August 25, 2019
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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

AMEN

August 25, 2019
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

August 25, 2019
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

August 26, 2019
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

August 26, 2019
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

My Favorite Devotional is this one, Because it hits the nail on the head, When hope is gone there is nothing left, and that is why the enemy lies to us constantly to try to get us to give up. Dont listen to that wind bag lier! God will and can deliver you bless you, Prosper you!! My Hope is in Jesus. Amen!

August 26, 2019
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and Amen! My hope is in the Lord! Thank you Pastor Dion and Refreshing Hope Ministry for daily renewing my hope!

August 26, 2019
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozelledited: August 28, 2019

Amen! Thank You!

August 28, 2019