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  • Should I Stay Or Should I Go

    Posted April 25, 2015 by Dion Todd

    58 Comments 25 Likes 12,060 Views

    Now the LORD said to Abram, Go from your country and your kindred and your fathers house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you Read More...

  • Knock Knock

    Posted April 24, 2015 by Dion Todd

    54 Comments 27 Likes 12,843 Views

    But Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah. 2 Chronicles 32:25-26 ESVHezekiah once agai Read More...

  • Man On The Run

    Posted April 23, 2015 by Dion Todd

    41 Comments 27 Likes 11,913 Views

    Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, So may the gods do to me and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow. Then he was afraid, and he arose and ran for his life Read More...

  • The Game Changer

    Posted April 22, 2015 by Dion Todd

    45 Comments 25 Likes 10,943 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 April 21, 2015 by Dion Todd

    41 Comments 28 Likes 11,914 Views

    Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; Is. 55:6 ESVI enjoy playing music, computers, gaming and I generally have my quiet time with the Lord each morning. However for a couple of months, I w Read More...

  • Wasting Away

    Posted April 20, 2015 by Dion Todd

    33 Comments 22 Likes 12,360 Views

    For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength was dried up as by the heat of summer. I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did no Read More...

  • Lay It Down

    Posted April 19, 2015 by Dion Todd

    55 Comments 24 Likes 13,219 Views

    Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Chris Read More...

  • Wonder If, God Allows It !

    Posted April 18, 2015 by Leslie McLea

    2 Comments 5 Likes 667 Views

    Wonder for a moment ,if God allows your newborn to die? Wonder for a moment, what if cancer was allowed to take your wife? Wonder if, God allowed your finances to crumble? Wonder if, God allowed your home to get Read More...

  • The Grocery Buggy

    Posted April 18, 2015 by Dion Todd

    51 Comments 31 Likes 11,344 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 April 17, 2015 by Dion Todd

    34 Comments 24 Likes 11,319 Views

    And Jesus said to them, "Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men." Mark 1:17 ESVWhile growing up, I spent a lot of time on the rivers near my home in South Carolina. The black water of the Waccamaw was just Read More...

  • Signs That Make You Wonder

    Posted April 16, 2015 by Dion Todd

    28 Comments 25 Likes 11,715 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...

  • Fly Like an Eagle

    Posted April 15, 2015 by Dion Todd

    44 Comments 26 Likes 12,669 Views

    He was like an eagle hovering over its nest, overshadowing its young, Then spreading its wings, lifting them into the air, teaching them to fly. Deut 32:11 ESVWhen an eagle has its young, it lines the inside of its nest Read More...

  • The Outcasts

    Posted April 14, 2015 by Dion Todd

    85 Comments 24 Likes 11,757 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 3:1719 ESVMy brother and I wen Read More...

  • The Master Carpenter

    Posted April 13, 2015 by Dion Todd

    44 Comments 28 Likes 11,772 Views

    Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Ps 133:1 KJVWood, 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 Read More...

  • The Repetition Competition

    Posted April 12, 2015 by Dion Todd

    43 Comments 18 Likes 11,163 Views

    For You will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; You will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. Psalms 51:161 Read More...

  • About Us & Statement of Faith

    Posted April 11, 2015 by Sylvia Todd

    26 Comments 15 Likes 15,928 Views

    Refreshing Hope Ministries began as a simple daily devotional from Pastor Dion Todd sent via email, with personal testimonies of God’s work in our lives. Our vision was, and still is, to help renew hope in the worl Read More...

  • An Open Door

    Posted April 11, 2015 by Dion Todd

    41 Comments 25 Likes 12,353 Views

    Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16 ESVAccess to God was very limited before Jesus came. There was a thick curtain in the Read More...

  • The Redeemer

    Posted April 10, 2015 by Dion Todd

    48 Comments 24 Likes 11,618 Views

    Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: I am the LORD, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by Myself. Isaiah 44:24 ESVIn the Bible when someone was Read More...

  • Scary Movies

    Posted April 9, 2015 by Dion Todd

    69 Comments 21 Likes 12,039 Views

    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2Tim. 1:7 ESVHave you ever felt a sense of dread come over you? Have you been afraid of that monster in the closet or under yo Read More...

  • Shout To The Lord

    Posted April 8, 2015 by Dion Todd

    49 Comments 23 Likes 12,499 Views

    Oh sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth! Psa. 96:1 ESVI was still nervous as I took the microphone. The singers in our praise and worship team had failed to show up, and the rest elected me to lea Read More...