Rejoice Recovery Ministry

A message about Rejoice Recovery….

Rejoice Recovery is a Christ-centered ministry of restoration that provides support to anyone dealing with any of life’s issues.  We are delighted to use a faith-based material as our main curriculum, Celebrate Recovery.
Our goal is to love each other through the issues of life without judgement and point each other to our Father.

Rejoice Recovery is a place where warriors are being reclaimed and disciples are being made!  Please accept my personal invitation to our next meeting.

Tuesday Evenings in the Youth Annex
6:00 – 6:30 pm Dinner
6:30 – 7:30 pm Large Group & Word
7:30 – 8:30 pm Small Groups and Newcomers

For more information, contact:
Stephanie Newton (501) 744-6475

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The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.
—Psalm 34:17

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

Deliverance! A great theme of the Bible is that God is a God of deliverance who keeps his promises and faithfully shares his grace, mercy, and justice. Let this promise stir you to righteous living and then to cry out to God in all your troubles. One way to do this is to read through the Psalms regularly, letting these inspired words from so long ago offer a rich topography of prayer from which you can call to God. Whether you use the Psalms or not, however, cry out to God with the praises, questions, and wounds that life brings. Let his presence be real to you and your heart open to him.
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October 16th, 11:29 am

Women of God,
I want to invite you all to one night of raw Intercessory Prayer. Here are the do's and don'ts:
DON'T
1.bring a pillow
2.bring snacks
3.expect to fellowship until prayer is over
DO
1.come READY to pray for others
2.come READY for warfare
3.bring the petitions of others
4.come READY to completely surrender to God.

Don't let anything stop you from getting here!
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October 13th, 2:19 pm

Women of God, 
I want to invite you all to one night of raw Intercessory Prayer. Here are the dos and donts: 
DONT
1.bring a pillow
2.bring snacks
3.expect to fellowship until prayer is over
DO
1.come READY to pray for others
2.come READY for warfare 
3.bring the petitions of others
4.come READY to completely surrender to God. 

Dont let anything stop you from getting here!

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October 10th, 7:04 pm

Fear the LORD, you his saints, for those who fear him lack nothing.
—Psalm 34:9

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

"Fear of the LORD" is one of the great themes of the Old Testament. The phrase is particularly hard to translate, especially in light of the repeated message of the Bible to "fear not" and John's reminder that "perfect love casts out all fear." It means more than "hold God in reverence." Generally, "fear of the LORD" means that we remember our place in the order of things. We know we are deeply loved by our holy Father in heaven. We recognize that we are weak and sinful in comparison and are saved by God's mercy and grace. We acknowledge that his majesty and holiness are far beyond us and that we pale in significance before God. We come to God acknowledging our need for him and our unworthiness to demand anything from him. The incredible reality is that when we approach God with this sense of awe and profound respect, he in turn welcomes us with open arms and brings us close. (See Isaiah 57:15)
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October 9th, 8:34 am

Hey Everyone! Poyen Assembly of God is giving away shoes and coats at the church tomorrow from 9-12!
Kids must be with a parent.
For infants to 12 grade.
#share
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October 6th, 4:27 pm

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October 3rd, 3:04 pm

ATTENTION! ATTENTION! ATTENTION!!!!!!

"When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer." Psalm 94:19

He gives hope to the hopeless!
Victory to the victim!
Testimony for tests!
Triumphs for trials!
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September 22nd, 12:51 pm

When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer. Psalm 94:19

He gives hope to the hopeless!
Victory to the victim! 
Testimony for tests!
Triumphs for trials!

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September 21st, 8:58 pm

Rejoice Recovery Ministry added 2 new photos.

We would LOVE to provide you with a #CHANGEDWOMEN T-shirt! The cost is $15. Message us for ordering! No more shackles! No more chains! Thank God that we are CHANGED!
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September 21st, 4:45 pm

We would LOVE  to provide you with a #CHANGEDWOMEN T-shirt! The cost is $15. Message us for ordering! No more shackles! No more chains! Thank God that we are CHANGED!

I am
• redeemed
• saved
•alive
•sober
•humble
•rejoicing

I am a #changedwoman!! Janice Mauldin
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September 21st, 11:51 am

I am 
• redeemed 
• saved
•alive
•sober
•humble
•rejoicing 

I am a #changedwoman!! Janice Mauldin

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September 14th, 8:34 am

Lets pray for our love ones, community, friends, country,  and each other.

For sin shall not be your master, because you are not under law, but under grace.
—Romans 6:As we called on Jesus name in baptism and trusted him to be our Savior, we died to sin. In this death, we die to dying and pass from death to life because of our faith in Jesus and in God's power (John 5:24; Col. 2:12). Our life is joined to Jesus, and his glorious future becomes our own (Col. 3:1-4). We are not under law, but grace. Let's respond to the gift of grace with passion and with zeal to be holy. Let's open ourselves to the transforming work of the Holy Spirit, who changes us to be like Jesus (2 Cor. 3:18). We are grace-children. We are not in bondage to sin, but liberated by grace to be all that God has made us to be — his craftmanship (Eph. 2:1-10). Sin will not be our master!
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September 14th, 8:23 am

Rejoice Recovery Ministry added an event.

Bring the petitions of others
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September 14th, 8:21 am

We wait for the blessed hope — the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.
—Titus 2:13-14

We haven't arrived at our destination (cf. Philipppians 3). We are in waiting! Jesus, who offered his own life for our redemption, will gloriously return to take us home. During our time of waiting, let's be eager to do what is right, good, and holy.
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September 13th, 7:13 am

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say "No" to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age...
—Titus 2:11-12

Grace is not about excuses for our sins, but about a deep-seated thanksgiving for pardon and a life-changing commitment to say "No!" to all that is evil, corrupt, and wicked no matter how alluring or how pervasive they may be in our culture.
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September 12th, 2:52 pm

For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
—Hebrews 4:12

What is the greatest tool to repair the human heart? ...by-pass surgery? ...angioplasty? ...artificial heart? ...transplant? How about the Word of God? You see, while these other techniques can be of great aid to the physical heart of people, God's tool for heart surgery is his Word. This sharp scalpel can reach the soul and spirit as well as being a physical blessing. So how much of your heart are you offering to God, and his powerful heart-healing tool to touch? As you open God's Scripture, as you hear the message of God preached, why not ask for the Holy Spirit's help to help you understand, apply, and put into practice what is being taught? Let's offer our hearts to the Great Physician to do his work in us!
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September 8th, 8:32 am

For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
—Psalm 107:9

The Bible cries out with one recurring truth: God quenches the thirst and satisfies the hunger of those who seek him. So often we try to soothe the ache in our soul and fill the emptiness in our heart with what is only a temporary satisfaction that only God's presence can fill. Let's refuse every false satisfaction and seek the LORD!
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September 7th, 9:32 am

He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
—Psalm 23:2-3

Some of us won't slow down for anything! Well, almost anything. When we get "too full of ourselves" and too caught up in our own plans, the LORD, our Shepherd, slows us down and makes us lie down. Our Shepherd knows we need rest, nourishment, and refreshment and helps us, yes and even sometimes makes us, find "green pastures" and "still waters." He then leads us in the direction of his righteousness and holiness once we are rested and refreshed. Isn't it interesting that God's order for our life is always grace and then glory. Be still and know I am God.
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September 6th, 4:39 pm

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.
—Psalm 119:105

So often, those of us who have received the blessings of faith and the guidelines of the Word of God don't fully appreciate them. Can you imagine what it is like to try to define ones worth, clarify ones values, and establish ones sense of purpose without a standard of truth? Imagine what it would be like to be lost without a map and without a compass? Remember what it was like to wake up in an unfamiliar place as a child in the pitch black darkness totally disoriented? We don't have to worry about that now, do we? God's Word — both Scripture and his Son — light our dark paths and show us the way home!
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September 5th, 7:07 am

For you make me glad by your deeds, O LORD; I sing for joy at the works of your hands.
—Psalm 92:4

Gaze into the heavens on a dark night and see the wonders of the starry hosts. Think of the incredible diversity of earth's wonders. Look at your own life and see the fingerprints of God's work in your own experience (Rom. 8:28). As Jesus said, our Father is working still (John 5:17). Yes, it does make us glad to know that we are not alone in working our own life (Psalm 139; Phil. 2:13). There is a deep-seated joy at knowing that the LORD, Creator of the universe is at work in us and for us. No wonder singing praise is such a natural response for us! Be a blessing friends! You ever know who's life you are inspiring just by watching your life!!Be a doer!!
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September 4th, 9:08 am

Psalm 118:24
24 This is the day the Lord has made;
We will rejoice and be glad in it.

Lamentation 3:22b-23
[...] his (God's) mercies never come to an end;
23 they are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.
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September 3rd, 5:33 am

Psalm 118:24
24 This is the day the Lord has made;
We will rejoice and be glad in it.

Lamentation 3:22b-23
[...] his (Gods) mercies never come to an end;
23 they are new every morning;
    great is your faithfulness.

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
—Psalm 91:1

At the end of summer's scorching heat, where did you find your shadow of protection and refreshment? When we place our lives in the care of God Most High, we find that his shadow of protection and refreshment covers us. Even in times of difficulty, we know that he has protected us from the worst of Satan's withering attack and that his presence offers us strength that we may not often see but always can trust.
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September 1st, 7:35 am

Encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin's deceitfulness.
—Hebrews 3:13

How serious are we about sin? The Bible reminds us how seriously God views it. The power of sin to entice us, entrap us, and ultimately engulf us in its power can be offset by loving Christian friends who encourage each other daily. Be a blessing friends!!
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August 31st, 7:16 am

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.' The second is this: `Love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no commandment greater than these."
—Mark 12:30-31

Sometimes the most important things are not hard to understand. God wants us to love him with every fiber of our being and to also love those around us. All of his demands on character really boil down to honoring these two great principles that transcend law and bring the character of God to hearts.
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August 30th, 6:59 am

A patient man has great understanding, but a quick tempered man displays folly.
Proverbs 14:29

Thoughts on Today's Verse...
Responding quickly to aggravation, threat, insult, or difficulty suggests strength to many folks today. However, responding hastily out of anger is foolish. This response seldom produces the desired long term effect and nearly always compounds the problems that need to be addressed. Patiently dealing with frustrating and painful situations shows understanding and is nearly always more fruitful in the long run.

My Prayer...
Father, I ask for patience and self-control. I know these virtues are part of the fruit of your Spirit's presence in my life, so I ask that the Holy Spirit have more impact on my heart and life. Please give me the understanding and wisdom to keep my mouth shut until I have had an opportunity to pray and think about the issues and people involved. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.
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August 29th, 8:36 am

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
—Romans 8:28

Bad stuff happens in life. Satan has a part to play in the bad stuff. Our own sins and their consequences also play a part. The rebellion against God and the spiritual weakness in those we love bring hurtful things into our life. Sometimes, God even disciplines us to awaken us out of lethargy or to correct some sinful problem in our lives. Yet in all these things, we have an incredible promise: If we love God and are seeking to honor his call in our lives, our Father in heaven will work out all of the things going on in our life for our good.
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August 28th, 8:26 am

Rejoice Recovery Ministry is at World Buffet.

Pastor Stephanie Newton is honored to share her testimony with Evangelist, Producer and Host of Addiction Free Ministry talk show, Kandi Rose. She looks forward to her testimony airing on several networks. #TGBTG and may He be glorified as his Gospel is shared throughout the nation. (God delivered Pastor Stephanie from drug infested environments and a life of bondage due to sin. Whom the Son sets free is free indeed! Be sure to tune in! We will post the airing time soon.)
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August 26th, 4:32 pm

Pastor Stephanie Newton is honored to share her testimony with Evangelist, Producer and Host of Addiction Free Ministry talk show, Kandi Rose. She looks forward to her testimony airing on several networks. #TGBTG and may He be glorified as his Gospel is shared throughout the nation. (God delivered Pastor Stephanie from drug infested environments and a life of bondage due to sin. Whom the Son sets free is free indeed! Be sure to tune in!  We will post the airing time soon.)

In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.
—Romans 8:26

Isn't it incredible! Even in those times that my words are blocked and my heart is heavy, God hears my prayers. It is not because I am articulate, wise, or faithful enough to pray as I should. No, it is because God has graciously placed his Spirit in our hearts to make known what my words cannot capture and my mind cannot verbalize. God hears my groanings, my yearnings, my heartbreaks, and my heart-cries. He knows what I cannot think, but only feel. Through the work of the Holy Spirit, he answers those unuttered prayers with his presence, grace, and
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August 26th, 10:04 am

JOIN US ON TUES. Bethlehem Church Searcy CHOIR AND PASTOR TYRONE CLEGG WILL BE THERE TO SHARE IN MINISTRY! WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! ... See MoreSee Less

August 25th, 10:06 am

JOIN US ON TUES. Bethlehem Church Searcy CHOIR AND PASTOR TYRONE CLEGG WILL BE THERE TO SHARE IN MINISTRY! WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.
—Proverbs 16:19

What is your source of significance? This proverb challenges us to view the world upside down to the rest of culture. Humility and association with the lowly and oppressed are valued by God. Abusive power and arrogance are not. God didn't just give us this proverb, he sent us his Son to demonstrate it. Now if we can only learn to live it. Ah! But Jesus does give us the opportunity to demonstrate it when he says, “Follow me!” (cf. John 13) Let your light shine so that you might be a blessing to someone in need! Be blessed my friends!!
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August 23rd, 6:32 am