Month: May 2012

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

Jeremiah 20:14 I curse the day I was born! May no one celebrate the day of my birth. There was a time when I used to dread my birthdays. Birthdays I spent alone, lonely and drunk. Thanks to recovery those days are gone. Today I want to thank […]

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

Psalm 62:1-2 I wait quietly before God,for my victory comes from him.He alone is my rock and my salvation,my fortress where I will never be shaken. Trusting God to be my rock, salvation and fortress changes my outlook on life. I no longer need be held captive by […]

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

James 1:19-20 My dear brothers and sisters, always be more willing to listen than to speak. Keep control of your anger. Anger does not help you live the way God wants. Listening to others allows me to learn from them. If I spend all my time talking others […]

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

Put Jesus in His God appointed position in your recovery and life. Philippians 2:9-11 So God raised him up to the most important place and gave him the name that is greater than any other. God did this so that every person will bow down to honor the […]

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

Hebrews 11:6 Without faith no one can please God. Whoever comes to God must believe that he is real and that he rewards those who sincerely try to find him. God exists, He cares about me and He has the power to help me change.

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

Proverbs 1:32 Don’t you see what happens, you simpletons, you idiots? Carelessness kills; complacency is murder. When do we become just another Christian in the ranks of the Church? I ask this question because when I think of my own recovery walk I realise I have lost some […]

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

Nehemiah 1:1-4 In late autumn or the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes reign, I was at the fortress if Susa. Hanani, one of my brothers, came to visit me with some other men who had just arrived from Judah. I asked them about the Jews who had survived captivity […]

Thought for today – Archie Boyle

1 Samuel 14:8-10 Jonathan said, “Here’s what we’ll do. We’ll cross over the pass and let the men see we’re there. If they say, ‘Halt! Don’t move until we check you out,’ we’ll stay put and not go up. But if they say, ‘Come on up,’ we’ll go […]

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

We can’t remove a life-time of hurt and bad habits by ourselves. God wants to help us each to achieve new heights in our ‘Recovery Rebirth’ (2 Corinthians 5:17). He wants to change our hearts and minds. This will take time, something we now have plenty of since […]

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

John 5:25-29 Believe me, an important time is coming. That time is already here. People who are dead will hear the voice of the Son of God. And those who listen will live. Life comes from the Father himself. So the Father has also allowed the Son to […]