STEP 12: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to others and to practice these principles in all our affairs. Live creatively, friends. If someone falls into sin, forgivingly restore him, saving your critical comments for yourself. You […]
We made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all. Luke 6:31 “Here is a simple rule of thumb for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you; then grab the initiative and do it […]
Psalms 41:4 I said, “Lord, show me your favor. Heal me. I have sinned against you.” Pouring our heart out to God opens up the way to forgiveness. Forgiveness opens up the way to change. Personal experience of God’s pardon in my life helped me to seriously consider […]
The focus of the Good News is forgiveness of sins and freedom from guilt through faith in Christ. Have you received Gods forgiveness? Are you maturing day in the knowledge that recovery is a process of continual spiritual growth?
UNBUCKLED FROM GUILT John 3:18 Morning Start-UpWhen I look back on my past it is easy to remember all the things I did wrong. Things I could have been condemned for. I often have failed to live up to […]
John 3:21 “Anyone who lives by the truth comes into the light. He does this so that it will be easy to see that what he has done is with God’s help.” The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous says: Rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly […]
We need each other If someone falls into sin, forgivingly restore him, saving your critical comments for yourself. You might be needing forgiveness before the day’s out. Galatians 6:1
John 1:17 Moses gave us only the Law with its rigid demands and merciless justice, while Jesus Christ brought us loving forgiveness.
Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who are hungry and thirsty for what is right. They will be filled. God wants us to do what is right always. His word is our road map to doing the right things in our thoughts, in our behaviours and in life in […]
Matthew 18:21-22 Peter got up the nerve to ask, “Master, how many times do I forgive a brother or sister who hurts me? Seven?” Jesus replied, “Seven! Hardly. Try seventy times seven.