Tag: Caring

It’s All About Jesus

2 Corinthians 5:18 It is all from God. He brought us back to himself through Christ’s death on the cross. And he has given us the task of bringing others back to him through Christ.  Before we came into recovery our lives were evil. We disobeyed, rebelled and […]

Coping

1 Peter 2:19-21 It is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because they are conscious of God. But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure […]

The Ugly Image

We all have defects in our character. For some of us the reality of that statement can be awfully wounding. The revelation of flaws and defects, however it comes, can be hurtful. It is useless to run away and not much better to be self-defensive, anger can result […]

Guard your tongue

Words are so powerful that sometimes the best response is to Stop! Think! and keep your mouth shut. James 3:5 says “the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts”. Be thoughtful in what you say, let others learn from your experience, learn […]

Resist Legalism

Great service at Belgrave South Baptist Church today looking at the subject of Joy and having a Winning Attitude in Philippians 3: Thank you Pastor Robert for your message. The first point of which was: Resist Legalism – Philippians 3:2-4  As I considered these verses I thought of a lady who […]

Travel with me

1 Corinthians 16:4 If it seems appropriate for me to go along, they can travel with me. The good attitudes and behaviours shown by others should affect us. And our good behaviour should affect others. Thank you Major Brendan Nottle. Today in a staff meeting Brendan encouraged the […]

Knowing each others story

Each family member has a story. Family members need to know the history of its members. We need to know about our family successes and what we did when we succeeded. When God saves us from addiction and compulsion we need to share it verbally and actively with […]

God cares about me

Psalms 56:8 You keep track of all my sorrows.you have collected all my tears in your bottle.You have recorded each one in your book. Today I had opportunity to take my three children out, without my wife. I am surprised at how well they behaved and all got […]

We are all aging

Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent. Psalm 71:9 “Maybe we should drop him at the old people’s home on the way home”. This suggestion came from my fifteen year old son in response to his […]