Discussion Starter #50

Looking and Waiting Psalm 119:123 My eyes grow tired as I look to you to save me. Please save me as you have promised. Recovery for me has been a time of ‘Looking and Waiting’ I have never had a problem seeing what God wanted me to do. In 1989, when I finally dealt with […]

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Discussion Starter #48

Believe The Bible Psalm 130: With all my heart I wait for the Lord to help me. I put my hope in his word. As we go through the process of spiritual recovery these Twelve Steps challenge us to ‘Believe the Bible’ To accept it as God’s Word and to trust if we learn it […]

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Discussion Starter #31

A New Spirit John 6:63 The Holy Spirit gives life. The body means nothing at all. The words I have spoken to you are from the Spirit. They give life. For about 30 years of my life I suffered from a bad back. A result of an accident when drunk which I never took care […]

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Discussion Starter #22

God is Listening Psalms 31:22 I was afraid and said, “I’ve been cut off from you!” But you heard my cry for your favor. You heard me when I called out to you for help Realizing I needed God and involving Him in my recovery were two different things. When God invited me to follow […]

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#10 Better Days Ahead

You revive my drooping head; my cup brims with blessing. Your beauty and love chase after me every day of my life. I’m back home in the house of God for the rest of my life. I’m staying alert and in top condition. I’m not going to get caught napping, telling everyone else all about […]

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Made For Victory

In John 16:33 Jesus said “I’ve told you all this so that trusting me, you will be unshakable and assured, deeply at peace. In this godless world, you will continue to experience difficulties. But take heart! I’ve conquered the world.” THROUGH VICTORY OVER OUR ADDICTIONS AND COMPULSIONS WE INHERIT ALL GOD PROMISES USRevelation 21:7 Conquerors […]

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RELAPSE

We are all the most vulnerable to relapse when life is going well. When things are going well we tend to stop listening to God because we think we can now handle things on our own. We start to neglect to go to meetings, reading the Bible, praying and doing other things we used to […]

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What The Bible Says

About Communication Post this at all the intersections, dear friends: Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear. And mark that you do this with humility and discipline–not in fits and starts, but steadily, pouring yourselves out for each other in acts of love. Be gracious […]

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God Forgives, Do You?

Matthew 18:21 Peter came to Jesus. He asked, “Lord, how many times should I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” STOP! Think about the process of recovery. About all the things God has forgiven you for. About all the things you haven’t dealt with yet because you are not […]

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Encourage Each Other

2 Corinthians 1:4 tells us that God comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others with the same comfort He has shown us. At Narre Warren Baptist Church over the last few weeks we have been looking at a series called ‘Version 2.0’ and a number of people have been sharing […]

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