Tag: Character

RECOVERY THOUGHT #282

God’s value of us is based on His character, not ours i don’t deserve all the love and loyalty you’ve shown me. When I left here and crossed the Jordan I only had the clothes on my back, and now look at me! Genesis 32:10  In God’s eyes […]

Season 2–Week 6

We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. Get down on your knees before the Master; it’s the only way you’ll get on your feet. James 4:10 I learned God-worship when my pride was shattered. Heart-shattered lives ready for love don’t for a […]

Matthew 11:27-30

27 “My Father has entrusted everything to me. No one truly knows the Son except the Father, and no one truly knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.” 28 Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary […]

2015 – Day 39

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his […]

Perseverance

Don’t lose a minute in building on what you’ve been given, complementing your basic faith with good character, spiritual understanding, alert discipline, passionate patience, reverent wonder, warm friendliness, and generous love, each dimension fitting into and developing the others. There is a great irony here: proclaiming so much […]

2015 – Day 14

Right priorities grow out of consistent dependence on God. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. Matthew‬ ‭6‬:‭33‬ Seeking first God’s Kingdom and righteousness means ‘to turn to God as your first source of help, to […]

Face up and fess up

One drunk man says to another drunk man “You still have a job, wife, a car, you are still functioning” “You don’t drink alone, drink anymore than the rest of us”. “You don’t have a drinking problem”. There is a battle going on in the minds of users […]

Imitate Jesus

Our recovery should be marked in Humility of service. As we grow our lives should be characterized in acting in the best interest of others,  Our love for others should become our auto nature. Jesus paid the ultimate price for us on the cross and as we approach the […]