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    Be Thankful from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Always remember to be thankful for what God has done for you. Jesus Christ lived on Earth as our example, and He was graceful, thankful, and filled with praise. We should try and live like that, for no matter what we have been through, there a...
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    Yahweh called Samuel again the third time. He arose and went to Eli and said, "Here I am; for you called me." Eli perceived that Yahweh had called the child. Therefore Eli said to Samuel, "Go, lie down. It shall be, if he calls you, that you shall say, 'Speak, Yahweh; for your servant hears.' " So S...
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    They went out from there and passed through Galilee. He didn't want anyone to know it, for he was teaching his disciples, and said to them, "The Son of Man is being handed over to the hands of men, and they will kill him; and when he is killed, on the third day he will rise again." But they didn't u...
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The Lone Ranger

  • Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Withstand him steadfast in your faith, knowing that your brothers who are in the world are undergoing the same sufferings. 1 Peter 5:8'9 WEB.

    When lions hunt water buffalo, they follow them and watch. Then they pick a straggler off on its own or try to separate one from the rest of the herd. The lions aren't interested in a fight. They are just looking for an easy meal. They don't dare confront the entire group because they would be trampled to death. There is strength and protection in numbers.

    Our enemy walks about like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour. As a Christian, this means the lone ranger becomes a lonely stranger. A prime choice for the enemy's lunch. So be sure that you have Christian friends in your life. You need people who will pray with you, help protect you from attacks, encourage you, and add happiness and strength. People who are still there when the others are gone.

    Fellowship with one another is essential. During some very dark times in our life, we had friends who prayed for us every day when I no longer had the strength. Their prayers pulled me through, and eventually, I got back on my feet. At other times, they needed prayer, and we prayed with them.

    Try to get involved in activities with other Christians. If you can, start serving at a local church and maybe join a life group. Participate in a Bible study or intercessory prayer. Soon you will have many friends. If you have no church to attend, participate in our online church here at www.refreshinghope.org. Make some friends. Know that our adversary seeks out those walking alone, and he loves an easy target.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please help me to find my place in the body of Christ. Put the people in my life that should be there. Bring encouragement and hope back to my life and guide me to where I need to be. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: Ladies, today is Thankful Thursday at the "Ladies in Distress" group (our RHM women's group)! You are welcome to join in our weekly sharing of thankfulness for the Lord's presence and any blessings you may have experienced, big or small! "Ladies in Distress" is a private group, so if you have any problems joining, just post anywhere and we will help you :). Here is the link: Ladies in Distress


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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Thank you RHM, you are God sent!
Sep 29
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Heavenly Father, please help me to find my place in the body of Christ. Put the people in my life that should be there. Bring encouragement and hope back to my life and guide me to where I need to be. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen! ❤️
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen 

Sep 29
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

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Narciso Salas
Narciso Salas

Amen

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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen,  Thank you Jesus 

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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen

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Karen Braxton
Karen Braxtonedited: Sep 29

LORD I ask that You please send the right people into my life, so that the  enemy will stay away. I need people that I can trust and communicate with about You LORD. I ask this in the name of JESUS CHRIST Amen Amen and Amen Thank You JESUS!! ❤️

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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen and amen. 

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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Yes Lord Amen.

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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

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David  Earlywine
David Earlywine

Amen 

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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Sep 29
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you Father for the Godly men and women you have put in my inner circle and for always working for my good.

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Maria Melendez
Maria Melendez

Amen !

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Mary Pat Taylor
Mary Pat Taylor

Amen! Please pray for me. I have a bad case of bronchitis and have had to miss some work and now my vacation/sick time so all gone so I've had one day unpaid so far.  Physically I shouldn't go in today but i'm going to go in late. Please pray for my healing and especially that I handle working and can pay my rent for October and other bills.  Thank you all! God bless! 

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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Praying for complete healing, Mary Pat, and the Lord's ample provision. Thank you, Lord! Amen

Sep 29
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Prayed for you Mary. May God bless you with healing.

Sep 29
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

This message is so timely, Pastor Dion! Thank you, Lord!

Sep 29
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Make me a likable person. In the name of Jesus Amen 

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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! 

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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen Lord Jesus!

Sep 29