Month: July 2020

Discussion Starter #210, 2020

FACING TEMPTATION Proverbs 22:5 Thorns and traps lie in the paths of evil people. But those who guard themselves stay far away from them. A large part of the process of change is the commitment to keep changing. Nothing stays the same, except God. We live in a […]

Discussion Starter #208, 2020

PRAY DILIGENTLY Psalms 119:133 Teach me how to live as you have promised. Don’t let any sin be my master. I love this verse in the Bible. I have one prayer I pray every day, sometimes several times a day and it is “God show me the next […]

Can You Stand Up?

You could fall flat on your face as easily as anyone else. Forget about self-confidence; it’s useless. Cultivate God-confidence. 1 Corinthians 10:12 It’s good to stand tall! There is something about the upstanding person that is attractive, A group of soldiers to attention draws our appreciation. Most of […]

Don’t Be Content With Half-heartedness

Many of us can relate to being unable to attain our promises when during our days of addiction and compulsion. With the best of intentions our progress halted. Inability to mount the barriers before us. Choosing the ‘easier softer way’ Our hearts and minds drawn to the ‘quick […]

What The Bible Says

THANKFULNESS Shout God’s name with a praising song, Shout God’s name with a praising song, Tell His greatness in a prayer of thanks.  Enter the password: “Thank you!” Make yourselves at home, talking praise. Thank him. Worship him.  Let the peace of Christ keep you in tune with […]

THANK GOD

Psalms 103:2 I will praise the Lord. I won’t forget anything he does for me. Colin Buchannan sings a children’s song that says: “Remember the Lord. Remember that He is in control.” Good advice for people in recovery! Knowing that God is in control brings me a lot […]

GETTING IT RIGHT

Proverbs 14:12 There’s a way of life that looks harmless enough; look again—it leads straight to hell. “IF MORE PEOPLE WOULD MOVE BEYOND THE RIGHT WAY INTO THE GOSPEL WAY, THEY WOULDN’T GET SIDE-TRACKED ON THE WRONG WAY.” Larry Christenson Many people believe they are alright. They are doing […]

Pray About Everything!

Prayer is essential in this ongoing warfare. Pray hard and long. Pray for your brothers and sisters. Keep your eyes open. Keep each other’s spirits up so that no one falls behind or drops out. Ephesians 6:18 Praise Him for being readily available. Reach out regularly to Him […]

What The Bible says

ADVICE How well God must like you— you don’t hang out at Sin Saloon, you don’t slink along Dead-End Road, you don’t go to Smart-Mouth College. He canceled your ticket to hell— that’s not your destination!  Take good counsel and accept correction— that’s the way to live wisely […]

Seek Advice

THROUGH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF GOD’S SUPREME POWER, I HUMBLY ASK HIM TO HELP ME CHANGE MY SINFUL HABITS AND ATTITUDES Psalms 51:4 You are the one I’ve really sinned against. I’ve done what is evil in your sight. So, you are right when you sentence me. You are fair […]