Encouragement

What The Bible SaysWhen we get together, I want to encourage you in your faith, but I also want to be encouraged by yours.  Accept each other just as Christ has accepted you so that God will be given glory. Encourage each other and build each other up.  You […]

Praise God and Encourage Others

Read: Psalm 34:1-7Focus Verse: I prayed to the Lord, and He answered me. He freed me from all my fears.  In the process of God changing our sinful habits and attitudes it is important we keep our focus on Him. If you ask ten different people in recovery the best […]

Trust in The Lord

I called on the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and He saved me. Put your trust in the Lord. We felt we were doomed to die and saw how powerless we were to help ourselves; but that was good, for then we put everything into the hands […]

Simply Trusting Every Day

Psalm32:1 Recovery is a fresh start to a new life where God is in charge and we are not. Our sinful habits and attitudes are taken away through simply trusting every day. A song that comes to mind right now as I write these words says: Simply trusting […]

Integrity Takes Effort

I will refuse to look at anything vile and vulgar. I hate all who deal crookedly; I will have nothing to do with them. I will reject perverse ideas and stay away from every evil. I will not tolerate people who slander their neighbors. I will not endure […]

Tough Decisions

Psalms 25:8 The Lord is honest and good. He teaches sinners to walk in his ways. Lying in the process of recovery destroys our integrity. A number of years ago I worked for The Salvation Army’s Family Stores, now Salvo Stores and the Territorial Director retired. The new […]

Asking According to His Will

1 John 5:14 How bold and free we then become in his presence, freely asking according to his will, sure that he’s listening. The emphasis here is on God’s will, not our will. When we communicate with God, we don’t demand what we want; rather we discuss with Him […]