“You’re blessed when you’ve worked up a good appetite for God.” Matthew 5:6 Addiction and compulsion lose there influence over our lives as we increasingly yield them to the control of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit of God living in us reduces our appetite for sin and increases […]
Do you feel that you could never come close to God because you have done something terrible? God can and will forgive you for any sin. While God forgives us, however, He does not always erase the natural consequences of our sin. Recovery requires changes in our character. […]
About minding your own business Stay calm; mind your own business; do your own job. You’ve heard all this from us before, but a reminder never hurts. We want you living in a way that will command the respect of outsiders, not lying around sponging off your friends. […]
Recovery requires a change of character that can only be obtained through a relationship with Jesus. There’s no particular virtue in accepting punishment that you well deserve. But if you’re treated badly for good behavior and continue in spite of it to be a good servant, that is […]
Jesus said: “If you’re honest in small things, you’ll be honest in big things.” Luke 16:10 God calls us to be honest even in small details we could easily ignore. We need to maintain our integrity in every area of our lives Recovery requires rigorous honesty.
HONESTY Your level of honesty demonstrates the quality of your character Honesty lives confident and carefree, but Shifty is sure to be exposed. Proverbs 10:9 Honesty brings blessings from God Quiet down before God, be prayerful before him. Don’t bother with those who climb the ladder, who elbow […]
When you enter ‘Spiritual Recovery’ and realise God had to be looking after you how could you not want to know more about Him? That’s what happened to me! Realising God cared about me and would help me recover.
Don’t just learn, experience. Don’t just read, absorb. Don’t just change, transform. Don’t just relate, advocate. Don’t just promise, prove. Don’t just criticize, encourage. Don’t just think, ponder. Don’t just take, give. Don’t just see, feel. Don’t just dream, do. Don’t just hear, listen. Don’t just talk, act. […]
Listen and Obey Be sure that you don’t say no to the One who speaks. People did not escape when they said no to the One who warned them on earth. And what if we turn away from the One who warns us from heaven? How much less […]
Romans 8:31-32 “With God on our side like this, how can we lose?” “If God didn’t hesitate to put everything on the line for us, embracing our condition and exposing himself to the worst by sending his own Son, is there anything else he wouldn’t gladly and freely […]