Tag: Influence

4o Days of Recovery Day 34

      Here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life–your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life–and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become […]

4o Days of Recovery – Day 16

    STEP FIVE: On completion of my list of sinful habits, I will confess them to God and to someone who I trust. The Bible says People will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and proud, scoffing at God, disobedient to their parents, and […]

#2147 Positive influence

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Cheer up those who are shy. Help those who are weak. Put up with everyone. We need to be aware of our strengths and weaknesses in the process of recovery. We all have both weaknesses and strengths. We are not all designed for the same […]

#2124 Bending

Proverbs 15:32 If you reject discipline, you only harm yourself; but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding. As we meet lifes experiences, circumstances, influences in many instances the result is we bend in submission, respect and appreciation, or we get som nasty bumps hurt us […]

#2068 Sow What?

Mark 4:26-27 Jesus said, “God’s kingdom is like seed thrown on a field by a man who then goes to bed and forgets about it. The seed sprouts and grows–he has no idea how it happens. Wrong doing has a way of rebounding on us. Job 4:8 says “It’s my […]

Church For People with Addictions

Romans 7:18-25 I realize that I don’t have what it takes. I can will it, but I can’t do it. I decide to do good, but I don’t really do it; I decide not to do bad, but then I do it anyway. My decisions, such as they are, […]

Pride Leads to Relapse

Pride lures us into living independently of God. This causes God’s guiding influence to leave our life. When we stay in God’s presence pride and self-sufficiency have no place in our lives because we have a hightened awareness of who we are, who God is and what He […]

Loss of Feeling

Ephesians 5:12 It’s a scandal when people waste their lives on things they must do in the darkness where no one will see. When a person is under the influence of alcohol or drugs they can be insensitive to what they are doing, unaware of their stupidity or […]

“Prime Time”

Ephesians 5:15-16 Be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. Those of us who have chosen to be Christian accept the teaching from the Bible that leads us into truth makes […]