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  • The Sphere

    When the king saw Esther the queen standing in the court, she obtained favor in his sight; and the king held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. So Esther came near, and touched the top of the scepter. Then the king asked her, 'What would you like, queen Esther? What is your reque...
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  • The Octopus

    Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he bowed himself down on the earth, and put his face between his knees. He said to his servant, 'Go up now, and look toward the sea.' He went up, and looked, and said, 'There is nothing.' He said, 'Go again' seven times. On the seventh time, he said, 'Behold,...
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  • Let it Go

    Joseph said to his brothers, 'I am Joseph! Does my father still live?' His brothers couldn't answer him; for they were terrified at his presence. Joseph said to his brothers, 'Come near to me, please.' They came near. 'He said, I am Joseph, your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. Now don't be grieve...
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  • Three Hundred

    And the LORD said to Gideon, 'With the 300 men who lapped I will save you and give the Midianites into your hand, and let all the others go every man to his home.' So the people took provisions in their hands, and their trumpets. And he sent all the rest of Israel every man to his tent, but retained...
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  • Men At Work

    Therefore God also highly exalted him, and gave to him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, those on earth, and those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. P...
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  • From Start to Finish

    Where could I go from your Spirit? Or where could I flee from your presence? If I ascend up into heaven, you are there. If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, you are there! If I take the wings of the dawn, And settle in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there your hand will lead me, And your right h...
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  • The Desires of Your Heart

    The Desires of Your Heart The Desires of the Heart from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today I am going to be talking about: “The Desires of Your Heart” and how to live them. I am going to be focusing on Psalm 37, so if you want to follow along in your Bible, you...
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  • The Season Of The Shelf

    When the season for fruit drew near, He sent His servants to the tenants to get His fruit. Matthew 21:34 ESVFor years I waited, yet every door remained closed. When I was about twenty, the Lord told me through a pastor that He had chosen me for ministry and to begin to prepare myself. I already knew...
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  • Ecstasy

    You shall seek me, and find me, when you search for me with all your heart. I will be found by you Jeremiah 29:13 WEBIt was a very busy morning and I had so much to do. I was under a lot pressure to fulfill the many commitments that I had made, and I was anxious to get the day underway. I had also t...
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  • Gone Fishing

    Simon Peter said to them, 'I'm going fishing.' They told him, 'We are also coming with you.' They immediately went out, and entered into the boat. That night, they caught nothing. John 21:3 WEBEarlier that evening, Peter told Jesus: 'If I must die with you, I will not deny You' (Mark 14:31). Then th...
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  • RHM January 2017 Newsletter

    January Newsletter - 2017 Thank you for being a part of Refreshing Hope Ministries. This is an update on what has been happening here during the last month and I thank you for taking time to read it. Welcome to the year of 2017. The cold war was going to incinerate us all, but it didn’t. Y...
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  • Driftwood

    Saul arose from the ground, and when his eyes were opened, he saw no one. They led him by the hand, and brought him into Damascus. He was without sight for three days, and neither ate nor drank. Now there was a certain disciple at Damascus named Ananias. The Lord said to him in a vision, 'Ananias!' ...
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  • Home Is On The Other Side

    Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. Isaiah 43:1 ESVIt was almo...
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  • I Want To

    When he came down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. Behold, a leper came to him and worshiped him, saying, 'Lord, if you want to, you can make me clean.' Jesus stretched out his hand, and touched him, saying, 'I want to. Be made clean.' Immediately his leprosy was cleansed. Matthew 8...
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  • Tobacco Fields Back Home

    Now after these things, the Lord also appointed seventy others, and sent them two by two ahead of him into every city and place where he was about to come. Then he said to them, 'The harvest is indeed plentiful, but the laborers are few. Pray therefore to the Lord of the harvest, that he may send ou...
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  • Let it Rain

    Let it Rain Let It Rain from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo.   Transcript:  Today I am going to be talking about the life of Noah, and the title of this message is called: “Let it Rain” - Though it may be a little different than what you are expecting. As I was prayi...
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  • Nailed It

    He said to Jesus, 'Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom.' Jesus said to him, 'Assuredly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.' Luke 23:42 WEBThree men were stripped naked, beaten, nailed to a cross and lifted up for all to see and mock. Two of the men were condemned thieves...
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  • Please Send Someone Else

    Moses said to Yahweh, 'Oh, Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before now, nor since you have spoken to your servant; for I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.' Yahweh said to him, 'Who made man's mouth? Or who makes one mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Isn't it I, Yahweh? Now therefore go, and...
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  • Bad Company

    Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the way of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers; But his delight is in Yahweh's law; On his law he meditates day and night. He will be like a tree planted by the streams of water, That brings forth its fruit in its se...
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  • Prepare For The Fight

    By faith Noah, being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. Hebrews 11:7 ESVAs I lay on the floor of my prayer room and prayed that day, I had no idea that I was about to face one of the worst trials of my life. For three m...
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