Everybody Needs Recovery

Reach out and welcome one another to God’s glory. Jesus did it; now you do it! Jesus, staying true to God’s purposes, reached out in a special way to the Jewish insiders so that the old ancestral promises would come true for them. As a result, the non-Jewish outsiders have been able to experience mercy […]

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Humility Is Not Humiliation

A cheerful heart brings a smile to your face; a sad heart makes it hard to get through the day. First, you learn humility, then you experience glory. Humility is a precursor to honor. The payoff for meekness and Fear-of-God is plenty and honor and a satisfying life. I have done the Lord’s work humbly […]

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The Aspects of Thankfulness

REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONERevelation 2:5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lampstand from its place–unless you repent. TELL OTHERS ABOUT ITJohn 7:38 He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart […]

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Pride leads to RELAPSE

Deuteronomy 8:11 “Do not forget the Lord your God and disobey His commands, regulations, and decrees.” When things are going well we often take credit for what God has done in and through us and become so proud of our achievements we forget the basics. It is easy to get busy, managing our new way […]

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Daily Reflection October 4, 2016

Romans 12:16 Get along with each other; don’t be stuck-up. Make friends with nobodies; don’t be the great somebody. Everybody needs recovery! We have all sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Most of us want to be identified by the right people for the right reasons. What God considers important is not […]

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Recovery requires continual spiritual growth

Col 1:25-29 When I became a servant in this church, I experienced this suffering as a sheer gift, God’s way of helping me serve you, laying out the whole truth. This mystery has been kept in the dark for a long time, but now it’s out in the open. God wanted everyone, not just Jews, to […]

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The Son shows the glory of God.

Hebrews 1:3 The Son shows the glory of God. He is a perfect copy of God’s nature, and he holds everything together by his powerful command. The Son made people clean from their sins. Then he sat down at the right side of God, the Great One in heaven.

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Fully mature recovery includes prayer for the will of God to be done in our lives, in every situation, regardless of the outcome, giving God the praise and glory. Deuteronomy 5:33 Stay on the path that the Lord your God has commanded you to follow. Then you will live long and prosperous lives.

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