what The Bible says

GOD CALLS US TO MOVE AWAY FROM TEMPTATIONLeave this place! Don’t look back. Don’t contaminate yourselves with plunder. Just leave, but leave clean. Purify yourselves in the process of worship, carrying the holy vessels of God. Isaiah 52:11 GOD CALLS US TO BE OBEDIENT TO HIM“The servant who knows what his master wants and ignores […]

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#6 God Does Not Tempt

Keep us safe from ourselves and the Devil. You’re in charge! You can do anything you want! You’re ablaze in beauty! Matthew 6:13 Memories of the good times drinking and drugging are temptations we need to guard against. In our minds, we can paint lovely pictures of our favorite drink, drug or drinking environment. We […]

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#2261What The Bible Says

When your brother or son or daughter, or even your dear wife or lifelong friend, comes to you in secret and whispers, “Let’s go and worship some other gods” (gods that you know nothing about, neither you nor your ancestors, the gods of the peoples around you near and far, from one end of the […]

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#2063 Support Each Other

Proverbs 4:22-27 Those who discover these words live, really live; body and soul, they’re bursting with health. Keep vigilant watch over your heart; that’s where life starts. Don’t talk out of both sides of your mouth; avoid careless banter, white lies, and gossip. Keep your eyes straight ahead; ignore all sideshow distractions. Watch your step, […]

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Plan Not to Fail

Mark 14:38 Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” When I first came to recovery in 1987 I wanted to get sobriety. I learned the steps, attended meetings, listened and applied what people said but I still failed. The […]

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Facing Temptation

Proverbs 22:5 Thorns and traps lie in the paths of evil people. But those who guard themselves stay far away from them.  A large part of the process of change is the commitment to keep changing. Nothing stays the same, except God. We live in a changing world and as we grow spiritually we have […]

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Temptation

Keep a cool head. Stay alert. The Devil is poised to pounce and would like nothing better than to catch you napping. Keep your guard up. You’re not the only ones plunged into these hard times. It’s the same with Christians all over the world. So keep a firm grip on the faith. The suffering […]

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When Tempted

2 Peter 2:9 ‘The Lord can rescue you and me from the temptations that surround us.’ The Lord knows how to rescue us! Provided we want to be rescued. Provided we are ready and willing to put in the effort required. Provided we are seeking His will and obedient to His leading and calling. Provided we […]

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Plan Not To Fail

Mark 14:38 Keep watch and pray so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak.”  When I first came to recovery in 1987 I wanted to get sobriety. I learned the steps, attended meetings, listened and applied what people said but I still failed. The […]

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