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  • The Plain Brown Wrapper

    Posted June 19, 2020 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 11 Likes 4,137 Views

    It happened, while they were there, that the day had come that she should give birth. She brought forth her firstborn son, and she wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a feeding trough, because there was no roo Read More...

  • The Scary Door

    Posted June 18, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    All the men of Israel, when they saw the man, fled from him, and were sore afraid. 1 Samuel 17:24 WEBWhen Goliath walked out onto the battlefield, all the men of Israel fled from before him. Not even King Saul would face Read More...

  • Free Bird

    Posted June 17, 2020 by Dion Todd

    20 Comments 10 Likes 4,003 Views

    He was reclining at the table in his house, and many tax collectors and sinners sat down with Jesus and his disciples, for there were many, and they followed him. The scribes and the Pharisees, when they saw that he was Read More...

  • The Art of War

    Posted June 16, 2020 by Dion Todd

    20 Comments 5 Likes 4,046 Views

    Our God, will you not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that comes against us; neither know we what to do: but out eyes are on you. All Judah stood before Yahweh, with their little ones, their w Read More...

  • Love and Hate

    Posted June 14, 2020 by Dion Todd

    22 Comments 10 Likes 5,062 Views

    Video Devotional: Love and Hate from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Note: Today's article is the "devotional-length" version of our ministry newsletter on the subject of racism. For those interested, you are wel Read More...

  • RHM Newsletter 37: Love and Hate

    Posted June 14, 2020 by Dion Todd

    11 Comments 6 Likes 3,674 Views

    RHM Newsletter: Love and Hate from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. (1 Corinthians 13:1-3 NASB) If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymb Read More...

  • So Good To Me

    Posted June 14, 2020 by Dion Todd

    17 Comments 8 Likes 3,976 Views

    Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act. Psalms 37:4 ESVWhen the man tossed the cable on the desk, I started laughing. I c Read More...

  • Plunder Hell And Populate Heaven

    Posted June 13, 2020 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 10 Likes 4,049 Views

    But you, beloved, keep building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit. Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life. On some have compassi Read More...

  • We Have No Bread

    Posted June 12, 2020 by Dion Todd

    22 Comments 8 Likes 4,033 Views

    They forgot to take bread; and they didn't have more than one loaf in the boat with them. He charged them, saying, 'Take heed: beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod.' They reasoned with one another, Read More...

  • The Key Master

    Posted June 11, 2020 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 9 Likes 4,135 Views

    To the angel of the assembly in Philadelphia write: 'He who is holy, he who is true, he who has the key of David, he who opens and no one can shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says these things: 'I know your works (b Read More...

  • Opposites Attract

    Posted June 10, 2020 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 11 Likes 4,053 Views

    Now the word of Yahweh came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 'Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach against it, for their wickedness has come up before me.' But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the Read More...

  • Long Time Coming

    Posted June 9, 2020 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 9 Likes 3,784 Views

    Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysani Read More...

  • The One in the Mirror

    Posted June 7, 2020 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 9 Likes 4,461 Views

    The One in the Mirror from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about our biggest problem, the one in the mirror, and the importance of living a disciplined life. Be wary of a watered down religio Read More...

  • Heavy Metal

    Posted June 7, 2020 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 9 Likes 3,813 Views

    Without faith it is impossible to be well pleasing to him, for he who comes to God must believe that he exists, and that he is a rewarder of those who seek him. Hebrews 11:6 WEBGod rewards those that diligently seek Him. Read More...

  • The Faith Of A Child

    Posted June 6, 2020 by Dion Todd

    17 Comments 10 Likes 4,159 Views

    Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them to him, saying, Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to suc Read More...

  • The Placebo Replacement

    Posted June 5, 2020 by Dion Todd

    20 Comments 8 Likes 3,782 Views

    Amaziah also said to Amos, 'You seer, go, flee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there, but don't prophesy again any more at Bethel; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is a royal house!' Read More...

  • The God of Seventh Chances

    Posted June 4, 2020 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 9 Likes 4,416 Views

    for the righteous falls seven times and rises again Proverbs 24:16 ESVOnce again, I found that it was I standing in the need of prayer. I was the man who promised he would never do it again, and then went and did it aga Read More...

  • The Hedge

    Posted June 3, 2020 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 6 Likes 4,654 Views

    Then Satan answered Yahweh, and said, 'Does Job fear God for nothing? Haven't you made a hedge around him, and around his house, and around all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his Read More...

  • Work Gracefully

    Posted June 2, 2020 by Dion Todd

    17 Comments 7 Likes 4,169 Views

    You see then that by works, a man is justified, and not only by faith. In the same way, wasn't Rahab the prostitute also justified by works, in that she received the messengers and sent them out another way? For as the b Read More...

  • Petrified

    Posted May 31, 2020 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 11 Likes 4,802 Views

    Petrified from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about becoming petrified. So scared, so bound up, so terrified inside, that you are unable to think or move. Frozen in place. Unable to make dec Read More...