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  • Baby Steps

    Our heart has not turned back, neither have our steps strayed from your path Psalms 44:18 WEBIf you begin to dig too deep into the 'shall' and 'shall nots' of the Bible and then compare it to your life, to examine all of your flaws and shortcomings, it will soon overwhelm you and you will spiral int...
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  • Bible Study: Luke, Chapter Eleven

    RHM Bible Study, Luke Chapter Eleven from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today we are going to continue our interactive Bible study and we are going to cover Luke Chapter 11. After the meeting today, or sometime this week, please take the matching Quiz that I have prepared on th...
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  • When You Cannot Face the Wind

    Now when the south wind blew gently, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close to the shore. But soon a tempestuous wind, called the northeaster, struck down from the land. And when the ship was caught and could not face the wind, we gave way t...
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  • Enemy At The Gates

    This our bread we took hot for our supplies out of our houses on the day we went out to go to you; but now, behold, it is dry, and has become moldy. These wine skins, which we filled, were new; and behold, they are torn. These our garments and our shoes have become old because of the very long journ...
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  • Cuts Like A Knife

    Now he who betrayed him had given them a sign, saying, 'Whomever I will kiss, that is he. Seize him, and lead him away safely.' When he had come, immediately he came to him, and said, 'Rabbi! Rabbi!' and kissed him. They laid their hands on him, and seized him. Mark 14:44 WEBIt was now dark. Jesus a...
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  • Friends Like These

    Yahweh turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends. Yahweh gave Job twice as much as he had before. Job 42:10 WEBJob went through a terrible time in his life where he lost everything. As he sat in a pile of ashes with sores covering his body, his friends told him that it was the sinf...
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  • Draw Me Close To You

    Therefore Jesus answered them, 'Don't murmur among yourselves. No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up in the last day. John 6:43 WEBI could see from the look on their face that if they could have just one wish granted in the entire world, that it would...
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  • And God Laughed

    Though I walk in the middle of trouble, you will revive me. You will stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies. Your right hand will save me. Yahweh will fulfill that which concerns me; your loving kindness, Yahweh, endures forever. Don't forsake the works of your own hands. Psalm 138:7 ...
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  • The Dead End

    I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. Psalms 32:8 NIVRecently when the Lord was ready to start something new in our life, He started closing out the old. Of course we panicked, tried giving more, praying more, fasting more, serving ...
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  • Bible Study: Luke, Chapter Ten

    RHM Bible Study, Luke Chapter Ten from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today we are going to continue our interactive Bible study and we are going to cover Luke Chapter 10. After the meeting today, or sometime this week, please take the matching Quiz that I have prepared on the w...
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  • The Weed Eater

    Out of the same mouth comes blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so. Does a spring send out from the same opening fresh and bitter water? Can a fig tree, my brothers, yield olives, or a vine figs? Thus no spring yields both salt water and fresh water. James 3:10 WEBOut of ...
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  • The Twelve String

    Give thanks to Yahweh with the lyre. Sing praises to him with the harp of ten strings. Psalm 33:2 WEBWhen I ran my fingers across the strings, I knew instantly that this was the most beautiful sounding instrument that I had ever picked up, and that I had to have one. It was a Fender twelve string ac...
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  • The Wonderful You

    Which commandment is the greatest of all? Jesus answered, 'The greatest is, 'Hear, Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one: you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.' This is the first commandment. The second ...
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  • Get Me To The Church On Time

    The children of Israel did that which was evil in Yahweh's sight, and forgot Yahweh their God, and served the Baals and the Asheroth. Judges 3:7 WEBCenturies ago, when it was time to go to church, there was an excitement in the air, and no one wanted to stay home. It was a convenient religion. Baal ...
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  • Praying Like Jabez

    Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, 'Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my border! May your hand be with me, and may you keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!' God granted him that which he requested. 1 Chronicles 4:10 WEBSome people that I have met are too ashamed to ask ...
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  • Saddling Up Anyway

    They told Esther's words to Mordecai. Then Mordecai asked them to return this answer to Esther: 'Don't think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews. For if you remain silent now, then relief and deliverance will come to the Jews from another place, but you an...
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  • Your Testimony

    Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. 1 Peter 4:12 ESVI have a testimony that I sha...
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  • Wrongfully Accused

    Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound, and he was there in custody. But Yahweh was with Joseph, and showed kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. Gen. 39:20 WEBJoseph was his father's favorite son...
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  • The Twilight Zone

    When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing, and didn't know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, 'Woman, why are you weeping? Who are you looking for?' She, supposing him to be the gardener, said to him, 'Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and ...
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  • Hard Times

    You therefore put your belt on your waist, arise, and say to them all that I command you. Don't be dismayed at them, lest I dismay you before them. For, behold, I have made you today a fortified city, an iron pillar, and bronze walls, against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against its p...
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