Shane and Denise Jeter

MGM

Creekside Gospel Music Convention

Weekend Word- Right From The Heart

Written by scoopsnews on November 10, 2018 – 3:31 am -

Weekend Word

“I say to you, that many shall come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 8:11

Years ago, more than one generation often lived together in the same house, or at least close to each other. Family reunions, as we know them today, were pretty much an every day event for those folks. But, as time moved on and families became fractured and scattered, the family reunion became a popular way for families to come together once a year and catch up with one another, eat good food, and watch all the kids play.  Today, for those of us fortunate enough to still have close family ties, family reunions can be a lot of fun. (Or they can be total misery!) Whether they’re good or bad depends on you, members of your family, or both.

But today, I want to talk about the ultimate family reunion – one that we will all want to attend! I’m speaking of what happens when Christians die. Not only do we get to be with Christ, we also get to be with those who have died in Christ before us and are enjoying the eternal family reunion in heaven – a reunion where everyone gets along. Won’t that be something? Well, it won’t be if you miss it!

The good news is that we can be sure we make the ultimate family reunion by believing and knowing Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. And when we step over from this life to the next, He’ll welcome us home with the greatest family reunion we can imagine.

I’m looking forward to that ultimate family reunion. I hope to see you there one day.

(Right From The Heart Ministries)

 


Tags:
Posted in announcements | Comments Off on Weekend Word- Right From The Heart

Weekend Word From SGN Scoops

Written by scoopsnews on October 20, 2018 – 6:29 am -

Weekend Word

I [have] raised thee up, that I might shew my power in thee . . . 

—Romans 9:17

Why is The Holy Spirit important?

The Holy Spirit is God Himself, as He works in the world and in our hearts today to accomplish His purposes. (This, incidentally, is why we should refer to the Holy Spirit in personal terms—not as “it” but as “Him”).

In other words, just as Jesus was fully God, as well as fully man when He lived on earth, so the Holy Spirit is fully God as He works today. Jesus promised His disciples that after He returned to heaven, the Holy Spirit would come to take His place. He said, “I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever—the Spirit of truth” (John 14:16-17).

Because He is God, the Holy Spirit is eternal and all-powerful, and He is everywhere. But when we come to Christ and commit our lives to Him, the Spirit also comes to live within us. In fact, before we ever come to Jesus, He is already at work in our hearts, convicting us of our sins and convincing us of the truth of the Gospel.

Thank God that He has not abandoned you, but that He is present within you by His Spirit. Ask Him to guide you when you pray, and also to give you wisdom when you have decisions to make. Ask Him also to help you read the Bible and apply it to your life, and to change you into the person God wants you to be. Most of all, ask Him to help you point others to Jesus.

(Answer by Billy Graham, Billygraham.org)

 

 


Tags: ,
Posted in announcements | Comments Off on Weekend Word From SGN Scoops

Weekend Word From SGN Scoops

Written by scoopsnews on October 13, 2018 – 6:00 am -

Weekend Word

Jesus stooped down and with his finger, He wrote on the ground.” – John 8:6

WHOEVER IS WITHOUT SIN…

The Pharisees had just brought an adulteress before Jesus and demanded, “Jesus, what do you say?”

Silence.

The Bible doesn’t tell us what Jesus wrote in the sand that day.

Maybe He wrote scripture.

Perhaps He was writing, “Where is the man?” Doesn’t adultery involve two?

Or perhaps He was writing the sins of the Pharisees who were accusing this woman.

Maybe Jesus just needed time to collect His thoughts, because He was angry that they were humiliating this woman just to get at Him.

I have no idea what He wrote, but I’ll tell you what I believe was taking place. I believe that Jesus’ heart was absolutely breaking as He knelt in the sand. When He looked at this woman, His passion for the lost was causing His heart to break at how she was being treated as an object, unworthy of life. His heart was also breaking because He looked at the Pharisees and realized they just didn’t get it. Jesus would have been totally justified to get in the Pharisees faces and say, “You guys don’t get it! I came not to judge but to save.” (John 3:17)

But Jesus didn’t do that. He didn’t blow His top and blast them. In an amazing display of self-control and compassion for this woman, He finally stood and said, “Whoever is without sin, you throw the first stone.”

They slowly drifted away, dropping their stones as they left. Jesus, in a moment, transferred the humiliation from the woman to the religious men. What wisdom. What a man, this Jesus. You gotta love Him. I surely do. How about you?

(Right From The Heart Ministries)

Happy Saturday!

 

 

 

 


Tags:
Posted in announcements | Comments Off on Weekend Word From SGN Scoops

What Is YOUR Passion?

Written by scoopsnews on October 6, 2018 – 4:06 am -

Weekend Word

Jesus answered, ‘The most important [commandment] is, Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your HEART and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.'” – Mark 12:29-30

To love God with all your heart means to love God with all of your feelings, with all of your emotions and with all your passion. 

You can be passionate about a lot of things, but the number one passion of your life should be your relationship with God.

Think about your relationship with God this way. When you first came to Christ there was no problem in feeling passionate about God. You had a hunger for the Word, to be in worship, and to tell others about Christ. You were excited about it and there was a very real passion there! But then as time went by and life presented its many challenges and opportunities, it became easy for other things to become a higher priority. 

Jesus reminds us that when you give your heart to God, you want to maintain that passion and love Him with all your heart.

What is YOUR passion?

(Right from The Heart Ministries)

Hope you have a Blessed Saturday….

Give Me JESUS….

 


Tags: , ,
Posted in announcements, Weekend Word | Comments Off on What Is YOUR Passion?

Weekend Word From SGN Scoops

Written by scoopsnews on September 22, 2018 – 5:59 am -

Weekend Word

Jesus is no respecter of persons. It didn’t matter who they were, what they were dealing with, where they came from: He touched them all. That’s Kingdom prerogative. That’s Kingdom Authority. That’s Jesus. That’s the Master Artist at work.

(Sundown)

Eventually the day comes to an end and we’re turning it over in our minds:

Jesus is the source of authority. He has authority over the realm of truth.  He displayed his authority over the spiritual realm.  Physical realm?   Yep, authority their too.

Emotional,  relational?   He has authority over every realm.   Hey is the source of authority.

I wonder: what’s keeping you down?   What consuming you?    Tell him at once. He’ll come to where you are. He’ll reach down to you. There’s no P it today. He stronger than the bully and arm of addiction. He’s more powerful than any reft of relationship. He’ll reach all the way down to wherever you maybe. Go ahead, tell him. At once!

( this was taken from the book “Masterpiece” written by Susie Shellenberger and Billy Huddleston)

Susie Shellenberger is a former public high school teacher and youth pastor visit her website@susieshellenberger.com.

Billy Huddleston is in demand as an international speaker and maintains an extensive schedule of speaking 48 weeks a year. His music  is played nationally on Southern Gospel radio, as he currently has a weekly radio program. Visit Billy @billyhuddleston.com.

 


Tags: ,
Posted in announcements | Comments Off on Weekend Word From SGN Scoops

Weekend Word from SGN Scoops

Written by scoopsnews on September 8, 2018 – 5:37 am -

Weekend Word

Hebrews 13:2

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Jesus and his disciples often relied on others for shelter and food. He suggested that some strangers might even be angels sent from God.

Today, most strangers that we extend hospitality to are probably not angels, but we can’t know if someday God will allow us to entertain an angel without us knowing it.

Today is a great time to practice hospitality. God may be using you. Are you ready to be used?

Psalm 91:9 If you make the Lord your refuge,
if you make the Most High your shelter,
10 no evil will conquer you;
no plague will come near your home.
11 For he will order his angels
to protect you wherever you go.
12 They will hold you up with their hands
so you won’t even hurt your foot on a stone.
It is my prayer that you encounter the Lord is such a profound way that you will never be the same.

Vonda Easley

Weekend Word, SGN Scoops


Tags:
Posted in announcements, Weekend Word | Comments Off on Weekend Word from SGN Scoops

Weekend Word from SGN Scoops

Written by scoopsnews on September 1, 2018 – 9:19 am -

Weekend Word

Psalm 46:10

Be still, and know that I am God.

David experienced trouble. He survived by trusting in the Lord.

David also wrote. “Meditate within your heart on your bed, and be still” (Psalm 4:4)

Many of us have lost the ability to meditate on God.

When we lay down at night, we toss and turn and worry about our problems instead of calmly meditating and trusting God.

We need to trust God. Trusting Him gives us strength to face each day with confidence…


Tags:
Posted in announcements | Comments Off on Weekend Word from SGN Scoops

Weekend Word- He Knows YOUR Name

Written by scoopsnews on August 25, 2018 – 6:50 am -

 

Have you ever looked up at the sky at night and tried to count the stars? I don’t think I ever have because  it looked impossible to me. 

There are many stars in the sky And God created each and every one. Not only that, but He’s counted and named them all!

He counts the stars and calls them all by name. – Psalm 147:4

That’s amazing to me! And even more amazing is that this indescribable , all powerful, God, who can count and name every star, wants a personal relationship with YOU! He’s calling you by your name because He KNOWS YOUR NAME!

  • Happy Saturday!

 

 

 


Tags:
Posted in announcements | Comments Off on Weekend Word- He Knows YOUR Name

Weekend Word From SGN Scoops – There’s Power In Prayer

Written by scoopsnews on August 11, 2018 – 4:48 am -

Weekend Word

Never underestimate the power of prayer. When you are praying according to God’s will, your prayer is unstoppable. And how do we know what God’s will is?

By careful study of Scripture.

Jesus made this promise: “If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you” (John 15:7).

First John 5:14–15 says, “Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.”

Therefore, we should never give up or back down. We need to keep praying. That is why Jesus said, “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you” (Matthew 7:7).

 

 

 


Tags:
Posted in announcements | Comments Off on Weekend Word From SGN Scoops – There’s Power In Prayer

Weekend Word… What Do You See?

Written by scoopsnews on August 4, 2018 – 5:27 am -

What do you see when you look in a mirror? “Myself, of course,” you might reply. But what is your self? Recognizing yourself is more than just identifying the face in the mirror as your own.

Do you see a person who is marvellously created, loved, chosen, full of potential and who has a great destiny? You should. God made you and He does not make junk! 

Colossians 3:12 says … ( I am one of) God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved.

God saw all that He had made, and it was very good. Genesis 1:31

You are important.

You matter.

Doubt and Defeat have no place in your heart. From now on when you look in the mirror and the enemy tries to lie to you to pull you away from the truth, remind the enemy that he lost and you are one of God’s chosen! 

Happy Saturday,

You have a story. Are you sharing it?

Until Next Week,

God loves YOU!

Vonda Easley (DJ, Strictly Southern Show)

Strictly Southern With Vonda Easley

Strictly Southern With Vonda Easley

Mondays 4 – 6 pm cst

Fridays 9-11 am cst

91.7 FM or www.wpilfm.com to tune in…….


Tags:
Posted in announcements | Comments Off on Weekend Word… What Do You See?