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  • The Litter Box

    Posted March 3, 2015 by Dion Todd

    32 Comments 12 Likes 10,739 Views

    And they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden. But the LORD God called to t Read More...

  • Trapped

    Posted March 2, 2015 by Dion Todd

    33 Comments 24 Likes 14,308 Views

    Keep me from the trap that they have laid for me and from the snares of evildoers! Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by safely. Psalms 141:9–10 ESVA simple but very effective trap that has been Read More...

  • Prayer Partners

    Posted March 1, 2015 by Sylvia Todd

    92 Comments 13 Likes 6,953 Views

    Whether you are a seasoned prayer warrior or simply a person who has a heart of compassion for those in need, our Prayer Network at Refreshing Hope Ministries might be a wonderful outlet for you to be used by the Lord. Read More...

  • The Runaway

    Posted March 1, 2015 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 12 Likes 10,880 Views

    The LORD said to him, “What is that in your hand?” He said, “A staff.” And he said, “Throw it on the ground.” So he threw it on the ground, and it became a serpent, and Moses ran from Read More...

  • Christmas Mourning

    Posted March 1, 2015 by Leslie McLea

    2 Comments 3 Likes 579 Views

    Christmas Mourning By God& Leslie This holiday season begins with Thanksgiving, and then slides into Christmas. Nineteen years ago this month, marks the passing of my daughter. This year, I finally stopped mourning Read More...

  • The Mountain Mover

    Posted February 28, 2015 by Dion Todd

    16 Comments 18 Likes 12,400 Views

    Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act. Psa. 37:5 ESVOnce while we were researching some property, we found a tax lien against us for several thousand dollars that I knew we did not owe. After calling Read More...

  • The God Who Sustains Me

    Posted February 27, 2015 by Dion Todd

    27 Comments 18 Likes 13,597 Views

    14 For thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘The jar of flour shall not be spent, and the jug of oil shall not be empty, until the day that the LORD sends rain upon the earth.’” 1Kings 17:14 ESVBecaus Read More...

  • The Mighty Warrior

    Posted February 26, 2015 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 17 Likes 12,521 Views

    When the angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon, he said, The LORD is with you, mighty warrior. Judges 6:12 NIVDust and chaff drifted through the air as Gideon threshed the wheat. He was hiding inside of a winepress so the Read More...

  • FAQ

    Posted February 25, 2015 by Sylvia Todd

    20 Comments 3 Likes 6,187 Views

    This post is here to help newer members with questions and tips on getting around this site. If there are any questions that you do not see answered here, please feel free to contact us and we work on adding it!  Read More...

  • How Opportunity Knocks

    Posted February 25, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 2 Likes 1,327 Views

    The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted. Matt 23:11 ESVWhen I showed up at a church work day event, the job that got assigned to m Read More...

  • The Sound of Music

    Posted February 24, 2015 by Dion Todd

    2 Comments 4 Likes 822 Views

    And they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up. And the herald proclaimed aloud, You are commanded, O peoples, nations, and languages, that when you hear the sound of the horn, pipe, lyre, trigon, harp, b Read More...

  • The Ultimate Price

    Posted February 23, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 1 Like 868 Views

    There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, and Jesus between them. Pilate also wrote an inscription and put it on the cross. It read, Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews. John 19:1719 ESV Read More...

  • Blood in the Water

    Posted February 22, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 2 Likes 928 Views

    He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalms 147:3 ESVWhen 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 caugh Read More...

  • The Black Sheep

    Posted February 21, 2015 by Dion Todd

    3 Comments 4 Likes 825 Views

    Out of that terrible travail of soul, he’ll see that it’s worth it and be glad he did it. Through what he experienced, my righteous one, my servant, will make many “righteous ones,” as he himself Read More...

  • The Rising of the Sun

    Posted February 20, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 1 Like 784 Views

    For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:7–9 ESVOne night we watched a movie where the peop Read More...

  • This Thing is From Me

    Posted February 19, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 1 Like 1,042 Views

    Thus says the LORD, You shall not go up or fight against your relatives. Return every man to his home, for this thing is from Me. So they listened to the word of the LORD and returned and did not go against Jeroboam. 2 C Read More...

  • Vacancy

    Posted February 18, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 1 Like 896 Views

    And Jesus called them to Him and said to them, You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you. But who Read More...

  • The Bumpy Road

    Posted February 17, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 1 Like 795 Views

    But Ruth said, Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and Read More...

  • The Spirit of Heaviness

    Posted February 16, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 1 Like 1,036 Views

    To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting Read More...

  • Broken Radios

    Posted February 15, 2015 by Dion Todd

    1 Comment 1 Like 978 Views

    Saul said to Samuel, I have sinned, for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD and your words, because I feared the people and obeyed their voice. 1 Samuel 15:24 ESVThe Lord sent Saul on a mission, but he failed Read More...