Tag: Higher Power

#5 Morning Start-Up

    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 […]

#2240 Thought For Today

Jesus said Matthew 5:47  “If you are friendly only to your friends, how are you different from anyone else?” When we are caught up in ourselves and out of control it seperates us from God. When we come into recovery and make a consious decision to make Jesus Christ […]

#2022 “Let go, and let God.”

Galatians 2:20  I have been crucified with Christ: and I myself no longer live, but Christ lives in me. And the real life I now have within this body is a result of my trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. […]

Who Shall I Release?

Matthew 27:21  When the governor asked again, “Which of these two shall I release to you?” the crowd shouted back their reply: “Barabbas!” The Jews took Jesus to Pontious Pilate for trial. Really? It was Pilate who was on trial and the Romans and the Jews. Without having […]

One True Higher Power

Jesus said. “First things first. Your business is life, not death. Follow me. Pursue life.”  “Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat; I am. Don’t run from suffering; embrace it. Follow me and I’ll show you how. […]

Recovery Without God is Just Abstinence

Psalm 46:1 God is our place of safety. He gives us strength. He is always there to help us in times of trouble  Prior to accepting Jesus Christ as my Higher Power, I had periods of sobriety. Periods where I abstained from drinking and using mood-altering drugs. But […]

Studying the Bible Helps us Grow Spiritually.

Studying the Bible and regular instruction helps us grow spiritually in recovery. Everybody needs recovery. None of us have it all together. It is available to us all through God’s word and power and strengthens us for all life has to offer as we wait for our One […]

Recovery Devotion #179, 2017

John 12:44-46 Jesus summed it all up when he cried out, “Whoever believes in me, believes not just in me but in the One who sent me. Whoever looks at me is looking, in fact, at the One who sent me. I am Light that has come into […]