Day: 29 March 2018

The Garden

Gethsemane means place of crushing. The name comes from an olive press located there. Jesus came to the Garden to be crushed. The agony, horror, and deep distress he experienced was so humanly unbearable that he asked his Father if it were possible to avoid the suffering. In […]

He Keeps us Safe

Psalm 4:8 In peace I will lie down and sleep. Lord, you alone keep me safe.  In recovery we need to feel safe and secure in order to be vulnerable enough to change what we need to change without fear. The root of most of what is wrong […]

Failure

 I’m ready to tell my story of failure, I’m no longer smug in my sin.  Anyone who tries to live by his own effort, independent of God, is doomed to failure. Scripture backs this up.  Jesus said, “If you were really blind, you would be blameless, but since […]

You can’t love God and resent others.

“Let me give you a new command: Love one another. In the same way I loved you, you love one another. This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples–when they see the love you have for each other.” John 13:34-35.” Step Eleven: Having gone through these […]

The Passover with the Disciples

On the first of the Days of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Where do you want us to prepare your Passover meal?” He said, “Enter the city. Go up to a certain man and say, ‘The Teacher says, My time is near. I and […]