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  • The Mockingbird

    Posted August 9, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Mockingbird from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about the northern mockingbird, the “many-tongued thrush” This bird can do an exact imitation of the notes it learns from other bi Read More...

  • A Healthy Body

    Posted August 9, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    For the body is not one member, but many. If the foot would say, 'Because I'm not the hand, I'm not part of the body,' it is not therefore not part of the body. If the ear would say, 'Because I'm not the eye, I'm not par Read More...

  • Worship Team Blues

    Posted August 8, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love, being eager to keep the unity o Read More...

  • Something from Nothing

    Posted August 7, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    But, lest we cause them to stumble, go to the sea, cast a hook, and take up the first fish that comes up. When you have opened its mouth, you will find a stater coin. Take that, and give it to them for me and you. Matthe Read More...

  • Puppy Dog Eyes

    Posted August 6, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; But the wicked are overthrown by calamity. Proverbs 24:16 WEBShe was a black and tan dachshund chihuahua mix named 'Lady.' I adopted the little dog after she fou Read More...

  • Dream Killers

    Posted August 5, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it to his brothers, and they hated him all the more. He said to them, 'Please hear this dream which I have dreamed: for, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sh Read More...

  • A Beautiful Mess

    Posted August 4, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    You have ravished my heart, my sister, my bride. You have ravished my heart with one of your eyes, With one chain of your neck. How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine! The Read More...

  • Eagle's Wings

    Posted August 2, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Eagle Wings from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about the importance of waiting on the Lord, for good things happen when we learn to wait on God. A good example is our grandpuppy River, who Read More...

  • The Last Supper

    Posted August 2, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    He took a towel, and wrapped a towel around his waist. Then he poured water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him. Then he came to Simon Peter. Read More...

  • Rags to Riches

    Posted August 1, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Then the king gave Daniel high honors and many great gifts, and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon. Dan. 2:48 ESVDaniel was born in the royal family, but Read More...

  • Love in the Checkout Line

    Posted July 31, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, just like I have loved you; that you also love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. John 13:34 W Read More...

  • The Power of Suggestion

    Posted July 30, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. He ate nothing in those days. Afterward, when they were completed, he wa Read More...

  • Worst Day Ever

    Posted July 29, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spoke and said to Daniel, Your God whom you serve continually, he will deliver you. A stone was brought, and laid on the Read More...

  • Intervention

    Posted July 28, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    He came into a house. The multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread. When his friends heard it, they went out to seize him: for they said, 'He is insane.' The scribes who came down from J Read More...

  • Hang Ten: A New Wave Begins

    Posted July 26, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Hang Ten: A New Wave Begins from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Lord I wait here all alone, for a whisper from Your throne. I prayed that while waiting on some inspiration to come, unsure what to write about. I Read More...

  • A New Identity

    Posted July 26, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Behold, Yahweh stood above it, and said, 'I am Yahweh, the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac. The land whereon you lie, to you will I give it, and to your seed. Your seed will be as the dust of the earth, Read More...

  • Joy Comes In The Morning

    Posted July 25, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    For his anger is but for a moment; His favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may stay for the night, But joy comes in the morning. Psalms 30:5 WEBI tossed and turned on the bed, unable to sleep. The pressure of what was going Read More...

  • The Pen And The Crackers

    Posted July 24, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    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 thin Read More...

  • The Fourth Watch

    Posted July 23, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    Seeing them distressed in rowing, for the wind was contrary to them, about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea, and he would have passed by them, but they, when they saw him walking on the s Read More...

  • Awesome

    Posted July 22, 2020 by Dion Todd

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    You shall not be scared of them; for Yahweh your God is in the midst of you, a great and awesome God. Deuteronomy 7:21 WEBMoses called the Israelites together right before they entered the promised land, and he told them Read More...