Recent Blog Entries

  • A Shoestring and a Prayer from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Elijah was a prophet of the Lord who lived during a troubled time in Israel. King Ahab was evil, and his wife Jezebel was a baal-worshipper who set out to kill all the Lord's prophets and promote pagan worship throughout their ki...
  • Sep 25
    Posted by Dion Todd
    This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you insist confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men; but shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they ...
  • Sep 24
    Posted by Dion Todd
    There was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. He was trying to see who Jesus was, and couldn't because of the crowd, because he was short. He ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was going to pass that way. When Jesus came to the place...
View All
  • Mar 25 - led by Dion Todd
    This is a group for RHM sponsored events like corporate fasts. Everyone is welcome to join and participate in things currently going on in the ministry. We love you and thank you for being a part of Refreshing Hope!
View All

Blood in the Water

  • He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalms 147:3 ESV

    When sharks sense blood in the water, they will go into a feeding frenzy where they attack the wounded, even if it is another shark. They get so caught up in this that they may even turn and attack each other. The water becomes cloudy, everything becomes blurred and everyone becomes a target.

    Church life can be messy. We are all imperfect people trying to represent a perfect God and when we fail, people get wounded. Many are just victims of church abuse and it is not their fault at all. Jesus reached out to the wounded and told us parables like the good Samaritan who stopped and helped the wounded man. We are to help the wounded among us, not turn and destroy their lives, dash their hopes and drive them away.

    Today if you know someone that has been wounded, reach out to them. You might just be the only friend that they have on earth at a time when everyone else has turned their back on them. If you are one of the wounded, hang on to God and understand that God still loves you, but His followers often fail to show it. He will love you anyway right where you are.


Tip: You must be logged into the website to leave comments.

 

Social Sharing

1 comment
  • 0
Lissy Verghese
Lissy Verghese Thank you!
March 26, 2015