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  • When You Cannot Face the Wind

    Posted Mar 24 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 9 Likes 3,375 Views

    When the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close to shore. But before long, a stormy wind beat down from shore, which is called Euroclydon Read More...

  • Enemy At The Gates

    Posted Mar 23 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 10 Likes 3,436 Views

    The men sampled their provisions, and didn't ask counsel from Yahweh's mouth. Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live. The princes of the congregation swore to them. At the end of thr Read More...

  • When the Clock Strikes

    Posted Mar 21 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 8 Likes 4,019 Views

    When the Clock Strikes from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. (I planned to wrap up my series on "Intentional Growth" this week, but while praying, the Lord interrupted me and changed my message. Lord willing, we w Read More...

  • Cuts Like A Knife

    Posted Mar 21 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 7 Likes 3,123 Views

    Now he who betrayed him had given them a sign, saying, "Whomever I will kiss, that is he. Seize him, and lead him away safely." When he had come, immediately he came to him, and said, "Rabbi! Rabbi!" and kissed him. They Read More...

  • Friends Like These

    Posted Mar 20 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 9 Likes 3,296 Views

    Yahweh restored Job's prosperity when he prayed for his friends. Yahweh gave Job twice as much as he had before. Job 42:10 WEB.There was a man named Job who went through a terrible trial. He suddenly lost everything, inc Read More...

  • Draw Me Close To You

    Posted Mar 19 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 11 Likes 3,428 Views

    Therefore Jesus answered them, "Don't murmur among yourselves. No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him; and I will raise him up in the last day. John 6:43-44 WEB.Sometimes, I could see from the loo Read More...

  • And God Laughed

    Posted Mar 18 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 8 Likes 3,573 Views

    Though I walk in the middle of trouble, you will revive me. You will stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies. Your right hand will save me. Yahweh will fulfill that which concerns me; your loving kindness, Read More...

  • The Twelve String

    Posted Mar 17 by Dion Todd

    16 Comments 12 Likes 3,184 Views

    Give thanks to Yahweh with the lyre. Sing praises to him with the harp of ten strings. Psalm 33:2 WEB.She was a Fender twelve-string acoustic guitar, a dark red sunburst, and in perfect tune. When I ran my fingers across Read More...

  • The Weed Eater

    Posted Mar 16 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 12 Likes 3,280 Views

    Out of the same mouth comes blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so. Does a spring send out from the same opening fresh and bitter water? Can a fig tree, my brothers, yield olives, or a vine fi Read More...

  • Intentional Growth 4: When You Fast

    Posted Mar 14 by Dion Todd

    15 Comments 7 Likes 3,490 Views

    Intentional Growth 4: When You Fast from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. During His Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 6, Jesus mentioned three things we were to do in secret that would be openly rewarded. He used th Read More...

  • The Dead End

    Posted Mar 14 by Dion Todd

    15 Comments 8 Likes 3,178 Views

    I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go. I will counsel you with my eye on you. Psalms 32:8 WEB.When the Lord was ready to start something new in our life, He began by closing out the old. Which h Read More...

  • The Prayer of Jabez

    Posted Mar 13 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 9 Likes 3,938 Views

    Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my border! May your hand be with me, and may you keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!" God granted him that which he req Read More...

  • Old Time Religion

    Posted Mar 12 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 12 Likes 3,062 Views

    They took their daughters to be their wives, and gave their own daughters to their sons and served their gods. The children of Israel did that which was evil in Yahweh's sight, and forgot Yahweh their God, and served the Read More...

  • Hard Times

    Posted Mar 11 by Dion Todd

    22 Comments 11 Likes 3,334 Views

    You therefore put your belt on your waist, arise, and say to them all that I command you. Don't be dismayed at them, lest I dismay you before them. For, behold, I have made you today a fortified city, an iron pillar, and Read More...

  • The Wonderful You

    Posted Mar 10 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 12 Likes 3,816 Views

    Which commandment is the greatest of all? Jesus answered, "The greatest is, 'Hear, Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one: you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all you Read More...

  • Saddling Up Anyway

    Posted Mar 9 by Dion Todd

    17 Comments 10 Likes 3,272 Views

    They told Esther's words to Mordecai. Then Mordecai asked them to return this answer to Esther: "Don't think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews. For if you remain silent now, Read More...

  • Intentional Growth 3: When You Give

    Posted Mar 7 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 11 Likes 3,737 Views

    Intentional Growth 3: When You Give from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. During His sermon on the mount in Matthew chapter 6, Jesus mentioned three things His disciples would do: when you pray, when you give, and Read More...

  • Your Testimony

    Posted Mar 7 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 12 Likes 3,264 Views

    Beloved, don't be astonished at the fiery trial which has come upon you to test you, as though a strange thing happened to you. But because you are partakers of Christ's sufferings, rejoice, that at the revelation of his Read More...

  • The Twilight Zone

    Posted Mar 6 by Dion Todd

    29 Comments 11 Likes 3,332 Views

    When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing, and didn't know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Who are you looking for?" She, supposing him to be the gardener, said t Read More...

  • Wrongfully Accused

    Posted Mar 5 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 12 Likes 3,099 Views

    Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound, and he was there in custody. But Yahweh was with Joseph, and showed kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight Read More...