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 […]
Matthew 26:69 Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard. A servant girl came over and said to him, “You were one of those with Jesus the Galilean.” Why are some of us ashamed of being in recovery? Like Peter if someone asks us where we are going to […]
Ezekiel 33:14-15 When I tell the wicked he will die, and then he turns from his sins and does what is fair and right— if he gives back the borrower’s pledge, returns what he has stolen, and walks along the paths of right, not doing evil—he shall surely […]
Matthew 5:8 God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God. Every sin soils our soul. Purity of heart is a part of spiritual growth preparation for the things God has done, is doing and will do in and through our lives. Step Ten says […]
2 Timothy 2:19 God’s truth stands firm like a great rock, and nothing can shake it. It is a foundation stone with these words written on it: “The Lord knows those who are really his,” and “A person who calls himself a Christian should not be doing things […]
Jesus said, “I am the Bread of Life. The person who aligns with me hungers no more and thirsts no more, ever. I have told you this explicitly because even though you have seen me in action, you don’t really believe me. Every person the Father gives me […]
Matthew 18:21-22 Peter got up the nerve to ask, “Master, how many times do I forgive a brother or sister who hurts me? Seven?” Jesus replied, “Seven! Hardly. Try seventy times seven.
John 17:14-15 I gave them your word; The godless world hated them because of it, Because they didn’t join the world’s ways, Just as I didn’t join the world’s ways. I’m not asking that you take them out of the world But that you guard them from the […]
Luke 1:69 He set the power of salvation in the center of our lives.
God speaks: “Exactly as I planned, it will happen. Following my blueprints, it will take shape. I will shatter the Assyrian who trespasses my land and stomp him into the dirt on my mountains. I will ban his taking and making of slaves and lift the weight of […]