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Daily Word of Hope


  • The Grocery Buggy

    Posted Sep 18 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 13 Likes 3,997 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...

  • The Repetition Competition

    Posted Sep 17 by Dion Todd

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    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 Wonder of You

    Posted Sep 15 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 14 Likes 4,420 Views

    The Wonder of You from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about the wonder of the Lord. I believe that wonder is a great definition of what it feels like to have the Holy Spirit moving in your l Read More...

  • The Redeemer

    Posted Sep 15 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 13 Likes 3,910 Views

    Yahweh, your Redeemer, and he who formed you from the womb says: 'I am Yahweh, who makes all things; who alone stretches out the heavens; who spreads out the earth by myself; Isaiah 44:24 WEBIn the Bible when someone was Read More...

  • Teach a Man to Fish

    Posted Sep 14 by Dion Todd

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    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...

  • Signs That Make You Wonder

    Posted Sep 13 by Dion Todd

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    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...

  • An Open Door

    Posted Sep 12 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 13 Likes 4,219 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 WEBDirect access to God was very limited before Jesus came. There was a Read More...

  • The Master Carpenter

    Posted Sep 11 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 17 Likes 4,047 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 its splinters from my hands. My dad was a Read More...

  • Fly Like an Eagle

    Posted Sep 10 by Dion Todd

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    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...

  • Hand in Hand

    Posted Sep 8 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 13 Likes 4,280 Views

    Hand in Hand from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about walking with the Lord, hand in hand, and what that may look like. He has not called us to walk alone, and so much frustration comes whe Read More...

  • Scary Movies

    Posted Sep 8 by Dion Todd

    22 Comments 14 Likes 3,952 Views

    For this cause, I remind you that you should stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands. For God didn't give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control. 2 Timmothy 1:6 WEBHav Read More...

  • Shout To The Lord

    Posted Sep 7 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 19 Likes 4,191 Views

    Sing to Yahweh a new song! Sing to Yahweh, all the earth. Sing to Yahweh! Bless his name! Proclaim his salvation from day to day! Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples. Psalms 96: Read More...

  • In God I Trust

    Posted Sep 6 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 13 Likes 4,411 Views

    When I am afraid, I will put my trust in you. In God, I praise his word. In God, I put my trust. I will not be afraid. What can flesh do to me? Psalms 56:3 WEBTired and needing a rest, David had been on the run from Saul Read More...

  • A Bridge Over Troubled Water

    Posted Sep 5 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 13 Likes 4,139 Views

    He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. Prov. 18:22 ESVOne morning I was praying in my room, my mind aimlessly drifting from one thing to another. I saw a picture of my wife and I walking Read More...

  • Dirty Laundry

    Posted Sep 4 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 13 Likes 4,141 Views

    Consider the lilies, how they grow. They don't toil, neither do they spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if this is how God clothes the grass in the field, which tod Read More...

  • Yes Jesus Loves Me

    Posted Sep 3 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 13 Likes 3,958 Views

    And from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and washed us from our sins by his blood Revelation 1:5 WEB'Jesus loves me this I know Read More...

  • Dust on the Bottle

    Posted Sep 1 by Dion Todd

    17 Comments 11 Likes 4,126 Views

    Dust on the Bottle from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about something we try to avoid: growing older. It is something that everyone blessed with a long life will face. As gray hair begins t Read More...

  • Sifted Wheat

    Posted Sep 1 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 11 Likes 3,740 Views

    The Lord said, 'Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked to have all of you, that he might sift you as wheat, but I prayed for you, that your faith wouldn't fail. You, when once you have turned again, establish your brothers.' Read More...

  • The Fish Hotel

    Posted Aug 31 by Dion Todd

    16 Comments 14 Likes 3,730 Views

    Now Yahweh's word came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 'Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach against it, for their wickedness has come up before me.' But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the prese Read More...

  • The Packhorse

    Posted Aug 30 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 13 Likes 4,028 Views

    Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is to your advantage that I go away, for if I don't go away, the Counselor won't come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. When he has come, he will convict the world about s Read More...