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  • A Long Way From Home

    He arose, and came to his father. But while he was still far off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. The son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.' But the fat...
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  • Bible Study: Luke, Chapter Seven

    RHM Bible Study, Luke Chapter Seven from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today we are going to continue our interactive Bible study and we are going to cover Luke Chapter 7. After the meeting today, or sometime this week, please take the matching Quiz on Luke Chapter 7 that I hav...
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  • The Everlasting Razor

    You gave also your good Spirit to instruct them, and didn't withhold your manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst. Yes, forty years you sustained them in the wilderness. They lacked nothing. Their clothes didn't grow old, and their feet didn't swell. Nehemiah 9:20 WEBWhen the Is...
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  • Heart Medicine

    A cheerful heart makes good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 WEBHealth tip: Don't worry. Be Happy. You can add years to your life, and health to your body by simply being joyful and happy. No one should be able to control your joy for it should come from the inside ...
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  • The Pottery Maker

    Then I went down to the potter's house, and behold, he was making something on the wheels. When the vessel that he made of the clay was marred in the hand of the potter, he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it. Then Yahweh's word came to me, saying, 'House of Israel,...
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  • Let There Be Light

    For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness. For by you, I advance through a troop. By my God, I leap over a wall. As for God, his way is perfect. Yahweh's word is tried. He is a shield to all those who take refuge in him. Psalm 18:28 WEBTotal darkness is the complete absenc...
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  • Zero to Hero

    He said to him, 'O Lord,* how shall I save Israel? Behold, my family is the poorest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.' Yahweh said to him, 'Surely I will be with you, and you shall strike the Midianites as one man.' Judges 6:15 WEBGideon was the least in his family, who was the p...
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  • Pearls And Pigs

    This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant doesn't know what his lord does. But...
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  • The Mercy Seat

    Then his lord called him in, and said to him, 'You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt, because you begged me. Shouldn't you also have had mercy on your fellow servant, even as I had mercy on you?' His lord was angry, and delivered him to the tormentors, until he should pay all that was due...
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  • Bible Study: Luke, Chapter Six

    RHM Bible Study, Luke Chapter Six from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo.   Transcript: Today we are going to continue our interactive Bible study and we are going to cover Luke Chapter 6. After the meeting today, or sometime this week, please take the matching Quiz on Luke Chapter 6 that...
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  • The Heart of Stone

    I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. Ezekiel 36:26 NIVI had a different childhood growing up. My Mom divorced nine times, and my Dad three. Everyone in my life was temporary. At one point I was the youngest...
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  • Going Back to Egypt

    Why does Yahweh bring us to this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will be captured or killed! Wouldn't it be better for us to return into Egypt?' They said to one another, 'Let's choose a leader, and let's return into Egypt.' Numbers 14:3 WEBWhen the Israelites came to the l...
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  • That Peaceful Easy Feeling

    Again, a second time he went away, and prayed, saying, 'My Father, if this cup can't pass away from me unless I drink it, your desire be done.' He came again and found them sleeping, for their eyes were heavy. He left them again, went away, and prayed a third time, saying the same words. Matthew 26:...
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  • RHM Newsletter 30

    I want to take a few moments and thank you all for being a part of Refreshing Hope Ministries, and to let you know what all has been going on here over the last couple of months. Sylvia and I are doing well and working many things which I will share with you in this news update. While praying about ...
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  • Cut it Loose

    Fearing that we would run aground on rocky ground, they let go four anchors from the stern, and wished for daylight. As the sailors were trying to flee out of the ship, and had lowered the boat into the sea, pretending that they would lay out anchors from the bow, Paul said to the centurion and to t...
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  • The Stealership

    The spirit of man is Yahweh's lamp, searching all his innermost parts. Proverbs 20:27 WEBA friend of mine once worked as a salesman at a local car dealership. One day a lady came in that wanted to buy a certain car, but the air conditioning did not work properly. The manager promised her that they w...
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  • Hide and Seek

    You shall seek me, and find me, when you shall search for me with all your heart. Jeremiah 29:13 WEBMost all of us have played the game of 'Hide and Seek' before. As one person counts down, the others go and hide as best they can. When the countdown is complete, the seeker then searches for the othe...
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  • Grace Like Rain

    For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members don't have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another, having gifts differing according to the grace that was given to us: if prophecy, let's prophesy according to the propo...
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  • Refirement

    Moses said to Yahweh, 'O Lord,* I am not eloquent, neither before now, nor since you have spoken to your servant; for I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.' Yahweh said to him, 'Who made man's mouth? Or who makes one mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Isn't it I, Yahweh? Now therefore go, and ...
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  • Bible Study: Luke, Chapter Five

    RHM Bible Study, Luke Chapter Five from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Transcript: Today we are going to continue our interactive Bible study and we are going to cover Luke Chapter 5. I would encourage you to follow along in your own Bible, highlight and make notes in the margins. Don&rsquo...
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