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Daily Word of Hope

  • Do You See What I See

    Posted March 26, 2017 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 14 Likes 7,451 Views

    Jesus answered him, 'Simon, I have something to tell you.' He said, 'Teacher, say on.' A certain lender had two debtors. The one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. When they couldn't pay, he forgave them bot Read More...

  • Fire Walkers!

    Posted March 25, 2017 by Pastor Marty Pena

    4 Likes 913 Views

    The devil is no longer hiding in the closet, he is in your face with every ungodly thing you can imagine. We cannot be neutral, we must contend for the miraculous, for power and the glory of God in our midst. We must hav Read More...

  • Graceful Works

    Posted March 25, 2017 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 18 Likes 7,900 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...

  • The Master Needs You!

    Posted March 24, 2017 by Pastor Marty Pena

    3 Comments 4 Likes 1,479 Views

    Jesus told his disciples to go and loose a colt and bring him. He told them to expect opposition for as we all know the devil never surrenders without a fight. He also gave them a reason in the instance they were asked w Read More...

  • Institutionalized Religion

    Posted March 24, 2017 by Dion Todd

    16 Comments 18 Likes 7,713 Views

    For John the Baptizer came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, 'He has a demon.' The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, 'Behold, a gluttonous man, and a drunkard; a friend of tax coll Read More...

  • ADS ... A Drugged Society

    Posted March 23, 2017 by Pastor Marty Pena

    3 Likes 974 Views

    I Was talking to a friend and we were discussing the difference between the older generation of today compared to the generations of our parents and grandparents. What has made us so very different? (IF in fact ... we ar Read More...

  • The Appointed Time

    Posted March 23, 2017 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 19 Likes 8,226 Views

    For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hurries toward the end, and won't prove false. Though it takes time, wait for it; because it will surely come. It won't delay. Habakkuk 2:3 WEBOver twenty years ago th Read More...

  • Opinion ...

    Posted March 22, 2017 by Pastor Marty Pena

    2 Likes 897 Views

    Very often in my life I have absolutely and undeniably 'heard from God'. Not in a diluted, mutilated, twice-used, or pre-chewed manner, but as the genuine article. I would have readily guaranteed such a 'word' or exhorta Read More...

  • Ten Times Better

    Posted March 22, 2017 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 19 Likes 8,015 Views

    And the king spoke with them, and among all of them none was found like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. Therefore they stood before the king. And in every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king i Read More...

  • Boring Genealogies?

    Posted March 21, 2017 by Pastor Marty Pena

    3 Likes 1,000 Views

    Actually - we find researching our Family Trees quite fascinating. Especially when you discover that part of your heritage came from Royalty or from the lineage of a Famous and even Infamous individual. But many people Read More...

  • Can't Touch This

    Posted March 21, 2017 by Dion Todd

    15 Comments 16 Likes 3,354 Views

    If you died with Christ from the elements of the world, why, as though living in the world, do you subject yourselves to ordinances, 'Don't handle, nor taste, nor touch' (all of which perish with use), according to the p Read More...

  • Hearing God Speak - Part 3

    Posted March 20, 2017 by Dion Todd

    5 Comments 1 Like 2,756 Views

    Hearing God Speak - Part 3   Hearing God Speak, Part 3 from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today we are going to be continuing our series on “Hearing God Speak” and in this messa Read More...

  • Getting Our Hands Dirty

    Posted March 20, 2017 by Pastor Marty Pena

    4 Comments 2 Likes 960 Views

    Rabbi Moffic, Thank you so much for this one-time message. My 16-year-old Labrador Mix "Lupe" has been ill with cancer pretty much her entire 16 years. In the last year, I have been faced with many challenges but she Read More...

  • The Way He Rolls

    Posted March 20, 2017 by Dion Todd

    17 Comments 21 Likes 7,919 Views

    While they were there, the day had come for her to give birth. She gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a feeding trough, because there was no room for them in the inn. Luke Read More...

  • Making God Behave

    Posted March 19, 2017 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 19 Likes 7,646 Views

    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. He said to him, 'Lord, do you wash my feet?' Jesus answ Read More...

  • Perfectionist Performance

    Posted March 18, 2017 by Pastor Marty Pena

    6 Likes 1,029 Views

    It's impossible to comprehend God, especially not directly. The best way is through metaphor and story. It is when God meets us as a whole person. Our parents impact our theology. Our theology then re-parents us. Our sou Read More...

  • Perverts

    Posted March 18, 2017 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 17 Likes 8,645 Views

    I marvel that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ to a different 'good news', but there isn't another 'good news.' Only there are some who trouble you and want to pervert the Good News Read More...

  • Amazing Grace

    Posted March 17, 2017 by Dion Todd

    27 Comments 16 Likes 8,602 Views

    Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, to subject yourselves to one another; for 'God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.' Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exa Read More...

  • Look Where You Are Going

    Posted March 16, 2017 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 22 Likes 8,866 Views

    He began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. He spoke to them openly. Peter took h Read More...

  • Hooked On A Feeling

    Posted March 15, 2017 by Dion Todd

    28 Comments 23 Likes 8,650 Views

    He caused me to pass by them all around: and behold, there were very many in the open valley; and behold, they were very dry. He said to me, 'Son of man, can these bones live?' I answered, 'Lord Yahweh, you know.' Again Read More...