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  • Long Time Coming

    Posted Mar 9 by Dion Todd

    27 Comments 16 Likes 3,209 Views

    Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysani Read More...

  • The God of Seventh Chances

    Posted Mar 8 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 14 Likes 2,969 Views

    for a righteous man falls seven times and rises up again, but the wicked are overthrown by calamity. Proverbs 24:16 WEB.Once again, I was the one who promised he would never do it again, then went and did it again. I had Read More...

  • High Anxiety

    Posted Mar 6 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 15 Likes 3,701 Views

    High Anxiety from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Something we see on the rise in the church is anxiety. It's true that we live in a perilous time. Wars are raging, and nations are under severe financial stress. Read More...

  • The Hedge

    Posted Mar 6 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 12 Likes 2,903 Views

    Then Satan answered Yahweh, and said, "Does Job fear God for nothing? Haven't you made a hedge around him, and around his house, and around all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his Read More...

  • Work Gracefully

    Posted Mar 5 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 16 Likes 2,645 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...

  • My Generation

    Posted Mar 4 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 16 Likes 2,640 Views

    However you are just in all that is come on us; for you have dealt truly, but we have done wickedly; neither have our kings, our princes, our priests, nor our fathers, kept your law, nor listened to your commandments and Read More...

  • Show Me the Way

    Posted Mar 3 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 14 Likes 3,529 Views

    However, what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ. Yes most assuredly, and I count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord, for whom I suffered the loss Read More...

  • All or Nothing

    Posted Mar 2 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 17 Likes 3,041 Views

    For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; But the wicked are overthrown by calamity. Proverbs 24:16 WEB.I was disgusted because I had tried so hard but returned to my old habits in a moment of weakness. Read More...

  • Do You See What I See

    Posted Mar 1 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 11 Likes 3,109 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...

  • Knock Knock

    Posted Feb 27 by Dion Todd

    15 Comments 12 Likes 3,126 Views

    Knock Knock from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. The hustle and bustle of life can get a bit overwhelming at times. There are often so many things pulling at our attention, yet there is something that you need to Read More...

  • Institutionalized Religion

    Posted Feb 27 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 10 Likes 3,152 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...

  • The Appointed Time

    Posted Feb 26 by Dion Todd

    33 Comments 17 Likes 3,315 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 WEB.About thirty-five years Read More...

  • Ten Times Better

    Posted Feb 25 by Dion Todd

    20 Comments 10 Likes 3,333 Views

    The king talked with them; and among them all was found no one like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. Therefore stood they before the king. In every matter of wisdom and understanding concerning which the king inqu Read More...

  • Cant Touch This

    Posted Feb 24 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 14 Likes 2,943 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...

  • The Way He Rolls

    Posted Feb 23 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 12 Likes 3,258 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...

  • Misbehaving

    Posted Feb 22 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 12 Likes 3,525 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...

  • Fire Salt

    Posted Feb 20 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 14 Likes 3,167 Views

    Fire Salt from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. I have a tendency to get deeply involved in the churches we attend. I always start out planning to sit in the congregation as invisible as possible. Still, almost in Read More...

  • Perverted Gospel

    Posted Feb 20 by Dion Todd

    22 Comments 12 Likes 3,281 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...

  • The Road Ahead

    Posted Feb 19 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 14 Likes 3,099 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...

  • Amazing Grace

    Posted Feb 18 by Dion Todd

    29 Comments 15 Likes 3,645 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...