Tag: Change

What The Bible Says

His message was simple and austere, like his desert surroundings: Change your life. God’s kingdom is here. You’ve been given insight into God’s kingdom. You know how it works. Not everybody has this gift, this insight; it hasn’t been given to them. Bad work gets paid with a […]

Action Is The Magic Word

Do you feel that you could never come close to God because you have done something terrible? God can and will forgive you for any sin. While God forgives us, however, He does not always erase the natural consequences of our sin. Recovery requires changes in our character. […]

Openness To Change

Ephesians 4:23 Now your attitudes and thoughts must all be constantly changing for the better. Today I attended Celebrate Recovery Frankston. The lesson for the day was lesson three ‘HOPE’ As I went into small group I realized, and it surprised me. Having lived a life of change since 1989. I am nor […]

The Process of Change

NOW THAT I AM IN THE PROCESS OF CHANGE, I WILL CHECK MYSELF DAILY TO MAKE SURE I AM NOT SLIPPING BACK INTO MY OLD WAYS AND IF I AM, I WILL TAKE STEPS TO RECTIFY IT. Recovery is a long race, not a sprint. It takes time […]

Changed?

In Luke 12 Jesus said, “I have come to change everything, turn everything right side up.”  “I’ve come to disrupt and confront.” “You don’t have to be a genius to understand these things.” He said “Just use your common sense.”  “Are you caught up in the turmoil of addiction and compulsion? feeling […]

Caring Is A Choice

 HAVING IDENTIFIED THE PEOPLE, I HAVE HARMED, I WILL NOW GO AND MAKE RESTITUTION TO THEM. UNLESS TO DO IS GOING TO CAUSE THEM OR OTHER PAIN OR SUFFERING. I didn’t want to do anything behind your back, make you do a good deed that you hadn’t willingly […]

A Drastic Self-Operation

____________________________________________________________________________________________Through the acknowledgment of God’s supreme power, I humbly ask Him to help me change my sinful habits and attitudes. ______________________________________________________________ If we claim that we’re free of sin, we’re only fooling ourselves. A claim like that is errant nonsense. On the other hand, if we admit our […]

Change What You Say

A good man says good things. These come from the good that is put away inside him. An evil man says evil things. These come from the evil that is put away inside him. But here is what I tell you. On judgment day, people will have to […]

Word For Today

John 6:29 Jesus said, “Throw your lot in with the One that God has sent. That kind of commitment gets you in on God’s works.” Many come into recovery wanting to do ‘the right thing’ but we don’t know what that is. Jesus reply is simple but not necessarily easy. […]