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  • The Preacher

    Yahweh appeared of old to me, saying, 'Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love. Therefore I have drawn you with loving kindness. Jeremiah 31:3 WEB"Just as I am without one plea, but that thy blood, was shed for me." I remember standing in a Baptist church, a kid about six years old as they sa...
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  • The Holy Spirit 3: The Baptism of The Holy Spirit

    The Holy Spirit 3: The Baptism of the Holy Spirit   The Holy Spirit 3: The Baptism of The Holy Spirit from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo.   Note: There is an echo that starts about half way through the video. Sorry about that! Can't fix it. Today I will share what I understand...
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  • Joy Full

    I have spoken these things to you, that my joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be made full. 'This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you.' John 15:11 WEBPeter and the Apostles were beaten by the religious leaders and then told not to talk about Jesus anymore...
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  • Living Right When Wronged

    Saul sought to pin David to the wall with the spear; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he stuck the spear into the wall. David fled, and escaped that night. 1 Samuel 19:10 WEBKing Saul was jealous of his son-in-law David. Completely consumed by rage, he attempted to murder David with a...
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  • Talking Donkeys

    Don't remember the former things, and don't consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing. It springs out now. Don't you know it? Isaiah 43:18 WEBWhile sitting in church one morning listening to the speaker drone on, I yawned, searched for the time and wondered how long was left before ...
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  • Carbon Copies

    Now Yahweh's word came to me, saying, 'Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you. Before you were born, I sanctified you. I have appointed you a prophet to the nations.' Then I said, 'Ah, Lord Yahweh! Behold, I don't know how to speak; for I am a child.' Jeremiah 1:4 WEBJeremiah tried to reason w...
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  • The Long Road

    In times past, when Saul was king over us, it was you who led Israel out and in. Yahweh said to you, You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over Israel. So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a covenant with them in Hebron before Yahwe...
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  • Forgiveness is for You

    If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 ESVSo there I sat in my prayer room, feeling washed up and wondering why I was there at all that day. After going through a drawn out messy divorce, I didn't go to church at ...
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  • Lost And Found

    Yahweh's angel found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain on the way to Shur. He said, 'Hagar, Sarai's servant, where did you come from? Where are you going?' She said, 'I am fleeing from the face of my mistress Sarai.' Genesis 16:7 WEBHagar wandered alone in the desert. She...
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  • The Holy Spirit 2: Ignorance in The Church

    The Holy Spirit 2: Ignorance in the Church The Holy Spirit 2: Ignorance in The Church from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo.   This is part 2 of our series on the Holy Spirit  The Lord told Jeremiah in Jeremiah 1:7–10: “the LORD said to me: “Do not say, &lsquo...
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  • The Word Came To Me

    Jeremiah said, Yahweh's word came to me, saying, Behold, Hanamel the son of Shallum your uncle will come to you, saying, 'Buy my field that is in Anathoth; for the right of redemption is yours to buy it.' So Hanamel my uncle's son came to me in the court of the guard according to Yahweh's word, and ...
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  • The Gardener

    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 I will take him away.' Jesus said to her, 'Mary.' She turned and said to him, 'Rabboni!'* which is to...
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  • Sisters

    As they went on their way, he entered into a certain village, and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. She had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she came up to him, and said, 'Lord, don't you c...
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  • Say Nothing Negative

    Therefore don't be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?', 'What will we drink?' or, 'With what will we be clothed?' For the Gentiles seek after all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first God's Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things wi...
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  • Something New

    Now after the death of Moses the servant of Yahweh, Yahweh spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' servant, saying, 'Moses my servant is dead. Now therefore arise, go across this Jordan, you and all these people, to the land which I am giving to them, even to the children of Israel. Joshua 1:1 WEBMos...
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  • RHM August 2016 Newsletter

    August Newsletter - 2016 Hello there, Thank you for reading our devotional and being a part of Refreshing Hope Ministries. This is our monthly update on what has been happening here during the last month and I thank you for taking time to read it. Sylvia and I spent the month of August fasting ...
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  • One In A Million

    God looks down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there are any who understood, who seek after God. Psalms 53:2 WEBWhen the Lord began speaking to me with His gentle promptings, I became amazed at how well that He knew me. I was a computer technician, and He often spoke to me in technical...
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  • Sorting The Fish

    King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know that you believe.' Agrippa said to Paul, 'With a little persuasion are you trying to make me a Christian?' Paul said, 'I pray to God, that whether with little or with much, not only you, but also all that hear me today, might become such as I am, exc...
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  • All is Lost

    David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the souls of all the people were grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters; but David strengthened himself in Yahweh his God. 1 Samuel 30:6 WEBDavid was distressed. He and his men had wept until they no longer had...
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  • The Holy Spirit 1: Who Is The Holy Spirit?

    Who is the Holy Spirit? Who Is the Holy Spirit? from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. This is message one in a four part series on the Holy Spirit  So exactly who is the Holy Spirit? He Was There In the Beginning: (Genesis 1:1–2 NKJV) “In the beginning God created the heav...
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