1 John 2:9 Suppose someone claims to be in the light but hates his brother or sister. Then he is still in the darkness. Not everyone you meet on the journey of recovery is on the right path. In the Bible hatred and love as moral qualities are […]
Hebrews 2:1 We must pay more careful attention to what we have heard. Then we will not drift away from it. Continually looking at and adjusting what we have learned and how we apply it to our daily living is an important part of the recovery process. Ignoring […]
Romans 2:4 Do you make fun of God’s great kindness and favour? Do you make fun of God when he is patient with you? Don’t you realize that God’s kindness is meant to turn you away from your sins? How serious are you about God? Are you committed […]
Our life has been unmanageable and out of control. When we admit our powerlessness and turn our life over to God, we not only start the recovery process but also take the first steps toward finding true joy.
STEP TEN Now that I am in the process of change, I will check myself daily to make sure I am not slipping back into my old ways and if I am, I will take steps to rectify it. Make sure that you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted […]
Psalms 32:8 I will guide you and teach you the way you should go. I will give you good advice and watch over you. God has a plan and a purpose for us all. Just as He created us all in His image as individuals His plan for […]
GOD PROMISES US A NEW LIFE WHEN WE SURRENDER OUR LIVES TO HIMColossians 3:10 You have started living a new life. It is being made new so that what you know has the Creator’s likeness. SURRENDERING OUR LIVES TO HIM MEANS LIVING TO SATISFY HIMGalatians 6:7-8 You will […]
The Bible tells us in 2 Corinthians 5:10 “Sooner or later we’ll all have to face God, regardless of our conditions. We will appear before Christ and take what’s coming to us as a result of our actions, either good or bad.” Step 7 in the ‘Life Recovery Twelve Steps’ says “Through […]
The Bible says in Psalms 105:1 we should “Thank God!” we should “Pray to Him by name!” and we should “Tell everyone you meet what He has done!” Step 11 in the Living Life Recovery Twelve Steps says “I will spend time daily in prayer, reading the Bible and meditating on […]
Part of the recovery process is accepting complete forgiveness from God. He doesn’t keep a list of our past sins and neither, should we.