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  • Icy Paint Buckets

    He who is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much. He who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? If you have not been faithful in that which is another's, wh...
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  • Bible Study: Luke, Chapter Three

    RHM Bible Study, Luke Chapter Three from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today we are going to continue our interactive Bible study and are going to cover Luke Chapter 3. After the meeting today, or sometime this week, please take the matching Quiz on Luke Chapter 3 that I have p...
  • Vineyards

    For the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who was the master of a household, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. Matthew 20:1 WEBVineyards that produce some of the best wine, limit the water to the plants in order to make their roots go deeper into the soil. The result...
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  • Thunderstorms

    Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me. Psalm 131:2 WEBThunderstorms in the deep south can be terrible, especially for children. Blackened skies, winds that blow trees over, walls of rain that you cannot see through, b...
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  • Taking Care of Pharaoh

    He said to Abram, 'Know for sure that your offspring will live as foreigners in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them. They will afflict them four hundred years. I will also judge that nation, whom they will serve. Afterward they will come out with great wealth; Genesis 15:13 WEBGod told Ab...
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  • The Unnamed Servant

    Let it happen, that the young lady to whom I will say, 'Please let down your pitcher, that I may drink,' then she says, 'Drink, and I will also give your camels a drink,''let her be the one you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master. Befo...
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  • The Lord Listens

    Yahweh spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying, 'How long shall I bear with this evil congregation that complain against me? I have heard the complaints of the children of Israel, which they complain against me. Tell them, 'As I live, says Yahweh, surely as you have spoken in my ears, so I will do to yo...
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  • A Fresh Start

    Jesus, standing up, saw her and said, 'Woman, where are your accusers? Did no one condemn you?' She said, 'No one, Lord.' Jesus said, 'Neither do I condemn you. Go your way. From now on, sin no more.' John 8:10 WEBOne day while Jesus was teaching in the temple, the religious leaders brought in a wom...
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  • Peace of Mind

    In nothing be anxious, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. The peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6 WEBMany saints and martyrs in the past have faced...
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  • Bible Study: Luke, Chapter Two

    RHM Bible Study, Luke Chapter Two from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today we are going to continue our interactive Bible study and are going to cover Luke Chapter 2. After the meeting today, or sometime this week, please take the matching Quiz on Luke Chapter 2 that I have put...
  • The Lone Ranger

    Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Withstand him steadfast in your faith, knowing that your brothers who are in the world are undergoing the same sufferings. 1 Peter 5:8 WEBWhen a pack of lions hunt water...
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  • Shock Treatment

    All chastening seems for the present to be not joyous but grievous; yet afterward it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been exercised thereby. Hebrews 12:11 WEBWhile at school, I learned to read and write, add and subtract, and much more. However, many times it was after s...
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  • Alone In The Quiet

    Be strong and courageous. Don't be afraid or scared of them; for Yahweh your God himself is who goes with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 WEBWe can become so withdrawn sometimes that we begin to feel that it is us against the world. That no one cares or even notices what ...
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  • The Desires of your Heart

    Also delight yourself in Yahweh, And he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalms 37:4 WEBMany years ago I bought a graphics card for my computer with the newly released digital visual interface port. DVI had just come out, and it would allow you to connect a computer to a high definition tele...
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  • Agree to Disagree

    This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men; but shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they ...
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  • Short Tax Collectors

    There was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. He was trying to see who Jesus was, and couldn't because of the crowd, because he was short. He ran on ahead, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was to pass that way. When Jesus came to the place, he ...
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  • Bible Study: Luke, Chapter One

    Bible Study: Luke, Chapter One from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today we are being our new Bible study together. We are going to cover Luke Chapter 1. Today, or sometime this week, please take the quiz on Luke Chapter 1 that I have put together on the website. It is on the ri...
  • Schooling

    As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desir...
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  • Fish Tales

    He entered into one of the boats, which was Simon's, and asked him to put out a little from the land. He sat down and taught the multitudes from the boat. When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, 'Put out into the deep, and let down your nets for a catch.' Simon answered him, 'Master, we wor...
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  • The God of the Universe

    John answered them, 'I baptize in water, but among you stands one whom you don't know. He is the one who comes after me, who is preferred before me, whose sandal strap I'm not worthy to loosen.' These things were done in Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing. The next day, he saw Jesus...
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