Tag: Change

Praise God and Encourage Others

Read: Psalm 34:1-7Focus Verse: I prayed to the Lord, and He answered me. He freed me from all my fears.  In the process of God changing our sinful habits and attitudes it is important we keep our focus on Him. If you ask ten different people in recovery the best […]

Do Not Be Afraid

1 John 5:14 There is one thing we can be sure of when we come to God in prayer. If we ask anything in keeping with what he wants, he hears us. We all have hopes and dreams. Some of them attainable some of them not. Isaiah 48:17 […]

It’s Time to Change Your Ways!

I’ve come to change everything, turn everything right-side up.  “It’s time to change your ways! Turn to face God so he can wipe away your sins, pour out showers of blessing to refresh you.  Here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary […]

A Life-Long Process

STEP SIX After discovering my sinful habits and attitudes and confessing them, I am now willing to let God change me. Proverbs 13:18 Those who turn away from their training become poor and ashamed. But those who accept warnings are honored I heard a saying in a recovery meeting […]

What The Bible Says

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”  John 14:26 Jesus told His disciples “The Holy Spirit will teach you and help you remember” When I introduce myself […]

I’ve Been Changed #2

STEP SEVEN THROUGH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF GOD’S SUPREME POWER, I HUMBLY ASK HIM TO HELP ME CHANGE MY SINFUL HABITS AND ATTITUDES. The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous says “Half measures availed us nothing.  We stood at the turning point.  We asked His protection and care with complete abandon” […]

I’ve Been Changed #1

STEP SEVEN Through the acknowledgment of God’s supreme power, I humbly ask Him to help me change my sinful habits and attitudes. 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 […]

What Do You See?

Matthew 7:17-20 A good tree produces good fruit, and a bad tree produces bad fruit. A good tree can’t produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can’t produce good fruit. So every tree that does not produce good fruit is chopped down and thrown into the fire. Yes, […]

Redemption

Psalms 49:7-8 There’s no such thing as self-rescue, pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. The cost of rescue is beyond our means. When from the cross Jesus cried ‘It is finished!” He knew the eternally planned work of redemption had begun. Lots of fitting signs confirmed the completion of His […]

New Life

1 Peter 1:4 He has given us new birth so that we might share in what belongs to him. This is a gift that can never be destroyed. It can never spoil or even fade away. It is kept in heaven for you. New life for me began […]