ACHIEVING PEACE

ARE YOU READY TO MAKE PEACE WITH GOD AND OTHERS? Step Nine says “Having identified the people, I have harmed, I will now go and make restitution to them. Unless to do is going to cause them or other pain or suffering.” It is time to start making peace with those we have harmed or […]

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Discussion Starter #210, 2020

FACING TEMPTATION Proverbs 22:5 Thorns and traps lie in the paths of evil people. But those who guard themselves stay far away from them. A large part of the process of change is the commitment to keep changing. Nothing stays the same, except God. We live in a changing world and as we grow spiritually […]

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Discussion Starter #208, 2020

PRAY DILIGENTLY Psalms 119:133 Teach me how to live as you have promised. Don’t let any sin be my master. I love this verse in the Bible. I have one prayer I pray every day, sometimes several times a day and it is “God show me the next step.” The next step in my recovery, […]

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Can You Stand Up?

You could fall flat on your face as easily as anyone else. Forget about self-confidence; it’s useless. Cultivate God-confidence. 1 Corinthians 10:12 It’s good to stand tall! There is something about the upstanding person that is attractive, A group of soldiers to attention draws our appreciation. Most of us admire people who stand up strongly […]

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Don’t Be Content With Half-heartedness

Many of us can relate to being unable to attain our promises when during our days of addiction and compulsion. With the best of intentions our progress halted. Inability to mount the barriers before us. Choosing the ‘easier softer way’ Our hearts and minds drawn to the ‘quick fix’ rather than lasting continual growth, which […]

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What The Bible Says

THANKFULNESS Shout God’s name with a praising song, Shout God’s name with a praising song, Tell His greatness in a prayer of thanks.  Enter the password: “Thank you!” Make yourselves at home, talking praise. Thank him. Worship him.  Let the peace of Christ keep you in tune with each other, in step with each other. […]

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GETTING IT RIGHT

Proverbs 14:12 There’s a way of life that looks harmless enough; look again—it leads straight to hell. “IF MORE PEOPLE WOULD MOVE BEYOND THE RIGHT WAY INTO THE GOSPEL WAY, THEY WOULDN’T GET SIDE-TRACKED ON THE WRONG WAY.” Larry Christenson Many people believe they are alright. They are doing right and traveling on the right road. […]

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Pray About Everything!

Prayer is essential in this ongoing warfare. Pray hard and long. Pray for your brothers and sisters. Keep your eyes open. Keep each other’s spirits up so that no one falls behind or drops out. Ephesians 6:18 Praise Him for being readily available. Reach out regularly to Him Allow Him to communicate with you. Yield […]

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What The Bible says

ADVICE How well God must like you— you don’t hang out at Sin Saloon, you don’t slink along Dead-End Road, you don’t go to Smart-Mouth College. He canceled your ticket to hell— that’s not your destination!  Take good counsel and accept correction— that’s the way to live wisely and well. Fear-of-God is life itself, a […]

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Seek Advice

THROUGH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF GOD’S SUPREME POWER, I HUMBLY ASK HIM TO HELP ME CHANGE MY SINFUL HABITS AND ATTITUDES Psalms 51:4 You are the one I’ve really sinned against. I’ve done what is evil in your sight. So, you are right when you sentence me. You are fair when you judge me God cares about […]

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