Tag: Develop

Thought For Today

You are not born with godly character; it is developed through getting to know God and his Word and through experience and testing. Romans 5:6  When we were utterly helpless, with no way of escape, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners who […]

The Word For Recovery

2 Peter 1:2-9 Grace and peace to you many times over as you deepen in your experience with God and Jesus, our Master. Everything that goes into a life of pleasing God has been miraculously given to us by getting to know, personally and intimately, the One who […]

#2313 Discover ~ Develop ~ Disciple

Attended a really good service today at Narre Warren Baptist Church this morning conducted by Pastor Peter Botross on part two of the above-mentioned series. As I listened to his message the Holy Spirit prompted me with one Bible verse “Come. Follow me,” Jesus said. “I will make you […]

4o Days of Recovery – Day 13

    Titus, promote the kind of living that reflects wholesome teaching. Teach the older men to exercise self-control, to be worthy of respect, and to live wisely. They must have sound faith and be filled with love and patience. Similarly, teach the older women to live in […]

4o Days of Recovery – Day 12

    LOVE YOUR ENEMIES   Bible Reading: Matthew 5:43-48Focus Verse: Matthew 5:46 Loving our enemies doesn’t mean we have to like them and approve of everything they do. It does mean however we have to forgive them and desire the best for them. Resentments lead to relapse if […]

#2176 Patiently Waiting

James 5:8 Be patient. Stay steady and strong. The Master could arrive at any time.  I am not good at waiting, for anything. My guess is I am not alone. As human beings we expect everything to happen instantly. That’s the kind of world we live in. The […]

#2133 The Word For Recovery

1 Corinthians 7:35 I’m trying to be helpful and make it as easy as possible for you, not make things harder. All I want is for you to be able to develop a way of life in which you can spend plenty of time together with the Master […]

Let Go and Let God #1

2 Corinthians 1:9 We felt like we’d been sent to death row, that it was all over for us. As it turned out, it was the best thing that could have happened. Instead of trusting in our own strength or wits to get out of it, we were […]

Prepare For The Future

Matthew 15:28 Then Jesus answered, “Woman, you have great faith! You will be given what you are asking for.”  Recovery is about developing your faith in God’s ability to help you change and stay changed. I have seen many people fail in recovery because they don’t plan not […]

God’s Standards

Ephesians 5:10 Figure out what will please Christ, and then do it.  Recovery is about developing good moral character. Which is possible only with God’s help. Knowing God’s standards is not enough. We have to live them. As human beings, we are all prone to failure because it […]