Month: May 2017

Giving God Permission

Job 31:6 Let God weigh me in honest scales. Sometimes we allow our emotions to get in the way of our recovery progress. Over the years I have been in recovery I have seen many people give up because they have a problem with a person or a […]

Recovery Devotion 146, 2017

PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY Proverbs 27:17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.  What we do affects others and what they do affects us. Recovery is not a part- time process and God will not be happy with us just doing the right thing some of the time. […]

Don’t Be Foolish

Recovery Devotion 142, 2017 DON’T BE FOOLISH Psalms 69:5 God, you know how foolish I’ve been. My guilt is not hidden from you. God knows everything about us. Knowing the foolish things that we have done hasn’t stopped Him loving us. It is foolish for any of us […]

Recovery Devotion 141, 2017

A Safe Place Psalms 62:8 Trust in him at all times, you people. Tell him all of your troubles. God is our place of safety. Pour out your heart in prayer to God. Don’t hold anything back. Tell Him everything. Why? Because it is safe to do so. […]

Recovery Devotion 140, 2017

LET GO AND LET GOD Psalms 51:3-6 I know how bad I’ve been; my sins are staring me down. You’re the One I’ve violated, and you’ve seen it all, seen the full extent of my evil. You have all the facts before you; whatever you decide about me […]

Recovery Devotion 139, 2017

CONFESS AND LIVE Psalms 41:4 I said, “Lord, show me your favour. Heal me. I have sinned against you.” Pouring our heart out to God opens up the way to forgiveness. Forgiveness opens up the way to change. Personal experience of God’s pardon in my life helped me to […]

Recovery Devotion 134, 2017

I don’t know about you, but I’m running hard for the finish line. I’m giving it everything I’ve got. No sloppy living for me! God is the one who gave us this work. And this was only after he tested us and saw that we could be trusted […]

Recovery Devotion 131, 2017

Step Up! and Step Out!Galatians 6:9 We can’t allow ourselves to get tired of living the right way. Certainly, each of us will receive everlasting life at the proper time, if we don’t give up. We excuse ourselves from doing the right thing. Not because we don’t know […]