Verse For Today

2 Corinthians 9:13  Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, others will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else.

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What the Bible Says

Put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you. Have nothing to do with sexual immorality, impurity, lust, and evil desires. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. Because of these sins, the anger of God is coming. You used to do these things when […]

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Trust and Obey

Luke 5:31 Jesus said, “Those who are healthy don’t need a doctor. Sick people do.” The Word of God provides us with a pattern for physical, spiritual and moral living. Sometimes God will ask us to do things we don’t understand. My advice is to obey them. Jesus Christ came to this word with one […]

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Moral Inventory

For the next three years, Bill Wilson pursued his recovery through the Oxford Group, which emphasized the following: 1. Complete deflation (of false pride) 2. Dependence on and guidance from God 3. Moral inventory 4. Confession Restitution 5. Continued work with other suffering persons This week at ‘Celebrate Recovery’ we looked at ‘Step Four’ and what it means to […]

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Let God Change You

1 Thessalonians 4:7 God hasn’t invited us into a disorderly, unkempt life but into something holy and beautiful– as beautiful on the inside as the outside. When we fail to meet God’s standards we need to confess our mistakes. In step six we commit to allowing God to change us. He can’t if we don’t […]

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What The Bible Says

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”  John 14:26 Jesus told His disciples “The Holy Spirit will teach you and help you remember” When I introduce myself in recovery meetings I say “My name […]

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Using Our Mess for Ministry

GOD TAKES OUR MESS God did it for us. Out of sheer generosity, he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he did it by means of Jesus Christ. He went for […]

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Standing At a Crossroad

Revelation 3:20  “Look! I have been standing at the door, and I am constantly knocking. If anyone hears me calling him and opens the door, I will come in and fellowship with him and he with me.” There are many times in our spiritual walk of recovery we ‘stand at a crossroad’ It is an important aspect […]

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The Bible

2 Timothy 3:16-17 The whole Bible was given to us by inspiration from God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives; it straightens us out and helps us do what is right. It is God’s way of making us well prepared at every […]

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