Tag: Different

Make The Right Choice

The choice to keep moving forward or go back is a choice we have to make every day for the rest of our lives. When I introduce myself to speak in recovery meetings I generally say: “My name is Archie and I am a recovered alcoholic. Recovered through […]

#2101 Encourage Love and Help Out

Hebrews 10:24 Let’s see how inventive we can be in encouraging love and helping out. A line I heard in a sermon by T.D. Jakes. Cant even remember what the sermon was about, but during it he asked sais “Imagine if God wants to do somethng completely new and […]

#2021 Step 12

As the believers stood around him, he got up and went back into the city! The next day he left with Barnabas for Derbe. After preaching the Good News there and making many disciples, they returned again to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, where they helped the believers to […]

Now Is The Time!

Ecclesiastes 3:1 in The Message Bible says “There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on earth.” Since 1987 I have been in recovery from alcohol addiction and drug abuse. Since 2005 I have written blogs around the process of recovery. I believe I am […]

Listen, Hear and Understand

Your ears are open but you don’t hear a thing. Your eyes are awake but you don’t see a thing. The only accurate way to understand ourselves is by what God is and by what he does for us, not by what we are and what we do […]

What Do Bold People Do?

Bold people risk their lives to do what is right. The Bible is full of examples of people willing to sacrifice everything and put their lives on the line to obey God or save others. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego replied, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves […]

Doubt Destroys Faith

Matthew 21:21 Jesus said, “What I’m about to tell you is true. You must have faith and not doubt…” Life change requires a change in our belief system, that by putting our faith in Jesus things will eventually change for our benefit. Doubt can weaken this belief. Sometimes […]

We are All in This Together

James 5:16 Admit to one another that you have sinned. Pray for one another so that you might be healed. The prayer of a godly person is powerful. It makes things happen. We are all in this together. The purpose* of recovery fellowships is to support. We are […]

All to Jesus I surrender

God’s power protects you through your faith, and it keeps you safe until your salvation comes. That salvation is ready to be given to you at the end of time. I know the thought of that is exciting, even if you must suffer through different kinds of troubles […]