Morning Harmony #55

REPENTANCE Think about where you have fallen from, and then turn back and do as you did at first. If you don’t turn back, I will come and take away your lampstand.Revelation 2:5 The first post in the ministry of Jesus Christ was to call men and women to ‘repentance‘ No withdrawal of that command […]

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Self-Control

STEP ONE I ADMITTED MY LIFE WAS A MESS AND I WAS OUT OF CONTROL 1 Corinthians 10:13 No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; he’ll never let you be […]

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Morning Harmony #5

The Good Shepherd Psalm 1:1-2 How well God must like you– you don’t hang out at Sin Saloon, you don’t slink along Dead-End Road, you don’t go to Smart-Mouth College. Instead, you thrill to God’s Word, you chew on Scripture day and night. When we first discovered alcohol and drugs we found a ‘friend’ to […]

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What The Bible Says

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. RELAPSE “You walked away from your first love–why? What’s going on with you, anyway? Do you have any idea […]

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Let Go of Resentment

LET GO OF RESENTMENT Having identified the people, I have harmed, I will now go and make restitution to them. Unless to do is going to cause them or other pain or suffering. “This is how I want you to conduct yourself in these matters. If you enter your place of worship and, about to […]

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Sobriety Is Not Salvation

I love the verse in Hebrews that says “Let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. Grow up in Christ. The basic foundational truths are in place: turning your back on “salvation by self-help” and turning in trust toward God.” Hebrews 6:1 It has always surprised me […]

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Standing At a Crossroad

Revelation 3:20  “Look! I have been standing at the door, and I am constantly knocking. If anyone hears me calling him and opens the door, I will come in and fellowship with him and he with me.” There are many times in our spiritual walk of recovery we ‘stand at a crossroad’ It is an important aspect […]

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4o Days of Recovery ~ Day 39

      Hebrews 13:16 Make sure you don’t take things for granted and go slack in working for the common good; share what you have with others. God takes particular pleasure in acts of worship–a different kind of “sacrifice”–that take place in kitchen and workplace and on the streets. As we share our own […]

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#2225 The Word For Recovery

I ADMIT MY LIFE IS A MESS AND I AM OUT OF CONTROL Tell me clearly what to do God. Lord, lead me as you promised me you would; otherwise my enemies will conquer me. Tell me clearly what to do, which way to turn. Psalm 5:8

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