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Steps 6 and 7 !!!

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Steps 6 and 7: Asking To Have Defects of Character Removed Step 6: “Were entirely ready to have God remove our all these defects of character.” Step 7: “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.” Steps 4 and 5 reveal patterns of behavior and the character defects that underlie them. Once they’ve been identified, Steps […]

2013-03-12 Jesus Recycles

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Jesus really does recycle! He takes our trash and turns it in to something useful. recycle definition : to reclaim for further use. to return to an original condition so that operation can begin again to bring back to adapt to a new use Have you ever had some junk in your past that you […]

STEP 12 Day 2 Never Forget

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STEP TWELVE Day 2 Never Forget Bible Reading: Titus 3:1-5 Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps,  we tried to carry this message to others and to practice these principles in all our affairs. As we get further along in our recovery, the memory of how bad it really was may begin […]

STEP 12 Day 1 Our Stories

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STEP TWELVE Day 1 Our Stories Bible Reading: Mark 16:14-18  Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to others and to practice these principles in all our affairs. Each one of us has a valuable story to tell. We may be shy and feel awkward about speaking. We may […]

STEP 11 Day 2 Pools of Blessing

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STEP ELEVEN Day 2 Pools of Blessing Bible Reading: Psalm 84:5-11 We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of his will for us and the power to carry it out. Where do we find the desire to seek after the knowledge of his will for us and the power […]

STEP 11 Day 1 Joy in God’s Presence

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STEP ELEVEN Day 1 Joy in God’s Presence Bible Reading: Psalm 65:1-4 We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of his will for us and the power to carry it out. Most of us need to desire something before we will wholeheartedly seek after it. Until we realize how […]

STEP 10 Day 2 Dealing with Anger

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STEP TEN Day 2 Dealing with Anger Bible Reading: Ephesians 4:26-27  We continued to take personal inventory, and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it. Many of us have a hard time dealing with anger. Some of us have a history of rage, so we try to stifle our feelings. Others of us stuff down the feelings […]

STEP 10 Day 1 Looking in the Mirror

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STEP TEN Day 1 Looking in the Mirror Bible Reading: James 1:21-25 We continued to take personal inventory, and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it. How many times do we look in the mirror each day? Suppose we saw someone looking in the mirror who found that he had mustard smeared around his mouth. We would find […]

STEP 9 Day 2 From Takers to Givers

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STEP NINE Day 2 From Takers to Givers Bible Reading: Luke 19:1-10 We made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. When we are feeding our addictions, it is easy to become consumed by our own needs. Nothing matters except getting what we crave so desperately. We may […]

STEP 9 Day 1 Keeping Promises

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STEP NINE Day 1 Keeping Promises Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 9:1-9 We made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. How many people are still living in the shadow of our unkept promises? Is it too late to go back now and try to make it up to […]