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  • The Break Room

    Posted August 23, 2016 by Dion Todd

    22 Comments 17 Likes 8,544 Views

    Whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of them when He comes in His glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels. Luke 9:26 NIVThe break room fell silent as I walked in to ge Read More...

  • Giving: The Key to the Cell Door

    Posted August 22, 2016 by Dion Todd

    5 Comments 4 Likes 2,283 Views

    Giving - The Key to The Cell Door Giving: The Key to the Cell Door from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. In Matthew 6:02 Jesus told us “When you give” and then He told us how, and how not to do it. &l Read More...

  • If And Then

    Posted August 22, 2016 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 23 Likes 9,135 Views

    Now Yahweh said to Abram, 'Leave your country, and your relatives, and your father's house, and go to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation. I will bless you and make your name great. You will Read More...

  • Hello Old Friend

    Posted August 21, 2016 by Dion Todd

    27 Comments 18 Likes 9,254 Views

    Therefore there was wrath on him, and on Judah and Jerusalem. Notwithstanding Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that Yahweh's wrath didn't come on them in t Read More...

  • Man On The Run

    Posted August 20, 2016 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 20 Likes 8,825 Views

    Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, 'So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I don't make your life as t Read More...

  • The Game Changer

    Posted August 19, 2016 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 20 Likes 8,494 Views

    But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to His own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Read More...

  • When He is Near

    Posted August 18, 2016 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 20 Likes 8,990 Views

    Seek Yahweh while he may be found. Call on him while he is near. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts. Let him return to Yahweh, and he will have mercy on him, to our God, for he will free Read More...

  • Wasting Away

    Posted August 17, 2016 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 21 Likes 9,001 Views

    When I kept silence, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night your hand was heavy on me. My strength was sapped in the heat of summer. Selah. I acknowledged my sin to you. I didn't hide my Read More...

  • The Outcasts

    Posted August 16, 2016 by Dion Todd

    27 Comments 16 Likes 8,767 Views

    Behold, at that time I will deal with all your oppressors. And I will save the lame and gather the outcast, and I will change their shame into praise and renown in all the earth. Zephaniah 3:17'19 ESVMy brother and I we Read More...

  • Fasting - A Lost Art of The Church

    Posted August 15, 2016 by Dion Todd

    10 Comments 4 Likes 3,268 Views

    Fasting - A Lost Art of The Church   Fasting - A Lost Art of The Church from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. This is the recording from Refreshing Hope - Live, 08.15.2016. Here are the notes: Do you want se Read More...

  • Skeletons in The Closet

    Posted August 15, 2016 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 18 Likes 9,115 Views

    The man said, 'They have left here, for I heard them say, 'Let's go to Dothan.' ' Joseph went after his brothers, and found them in Dothan. They saw him afar off, and before he came near to them, they conspired against h Read More...

  • Lay It Down

    Posted August 14, 2016 by Dion Todd

    20 Comments 20 Likes 9,889 Views

    Brothers, I don't regard myself as yet having taken hold, but one thing I do: forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the Read More...

  • The Repetition Competition

    Posted August 13, 2016 by Dion Todd

    28 Comments 15 Likes 8,662 Views

    For you don't delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. O God, you will not despise a broken and contrite heart. Psalms 51:16 WEBWhe Read More...

  • The Grocery Buggy

    Posted August 12, 2016 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 18 Likes 8,641 Views

    Do to others as you would have them do to you. Luke 6:31 NIVAfter coming out of the grocery store, I found that I had parked way out in the parking lot and did not really feel like taking the buggy all the way back to th Read More...

  • Teach a Man to Fish

    Posted August 11, 2016 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 14 Likes 8,963 Views

    Jesus said to them, 'Come after me, and I will make you into fishers for men.' Immediately they left their nets, and followed him. Mark 1:17-18 WEBWhile growing up, I spent a lot of time on the rivers near my home in Sou Read More...

  • Fly Like an Eagle

    Posted August 10, 2016 by Dion Todd

    53 Comments 24 Likes 10,224 Views

    As an eagle that stirs up her nest, that flutters over her young, he spread abroad his wings, he took them, he bore them on his feathers. Deuteronomy 32:11 WEBWhen an eagle has its young, it lines the inside of its nest Read More...

  • When The Praise Goes Up

    Posted August 9, 2016 by Dion Todd

    10 Comments 5 Likes 1,900 Views

    When the praise goes up, the Glory comes down. When The Praise Goes Up from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo.   This is a recording of the Refreshing Hope - Live meeting on 08.07.2016. Here are the notes: Read More...

  • Signs That Make You Wonder

    Posted August 9, 2016 by Dion Todd

    15 Comments 16 Likes 9,295 Views

    While God also bore witness by signs and wonders and various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to His will. Heb. 2:4 ESVOnce while in a band, I was witnessing to several people who were outsi Read More...

  • The Master Carpenter

    Posted August 8, 2016 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 21 Likes 9,454 Views

    See how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to live together in unity! Psalms 133:1 WEBWood, I grew up around it. Often I was carrying it, sawing it, nailing it or pulling the splinters from my hands. My dad was a c Read More...

  • An Open Door

    Posted August 7, 2016 by Dion Todd

    29 Comments 18 Likes 9,836 Views

    Let's therefore draw near with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and may find grace for help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16 WEBAccess to God was very limited before Jesus came. There was a thick c Read More...