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Lesson 25 Seven Reasons We Get Stuck

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Seven Reasons We Get Stuck As you complete your journey, you will discover the rewards of sponsoring newcomers. Your role as a sponsor will be to help others along their journey on the road to recovery by guiding them through the principles and steps. Your task is not to pick them up and carry them through the steps, but to […]

Lesson 24 Yes

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Yes Think About It When you reach this step you are ready to YES to service. Yield myself to God Principle 8 sums up the Y: Yield myself to God to be used to bring this Good News to others, both by my example and by my words. “If a Christian is overcome by some […]

Lesson 23 Give

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Give Think About It “Freely you have received, freely give.” (Matthew 10:8) What does it mean to GIVE? God first By placing God first in your life, you will realize that everything you have is a gift from Him. You realize that your recovery is not dependent on material things. It is built upon you […]

Lesson 22 Gratitude

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Gratitude Think About It One of the greatest ways to work Principle 7 and to prevent relapse is to maintain an “attitude of gratitude.” In your prayers this week forces on your gratitude toward GOD, OTHERS He has placed in your life, you RECOVERY, and you CHURCH. Be thankful to God “Do not be anxious […]

Lesson 21 Relapse

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Relapse Think About It The best ways to prevent relapse can be summarized in the acrostic RELAPSE. Reserve a daily quiet time Principle 7 sums it up best: Reserve a daily time with God for self-examination, Bible reading, and prayer in order to know God and His will for my life and gain the power […]

Lesson 20 Daily Inventory

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Daily Inventory Think About It In Principle 7 and Step 10, we begin to apply what we have discovered in the first six principles and nine steps: We humbly live in reality, not denial; we have done our best to make amends for your past; we desire to grow daily in our new relationships with […]

Lesson 19 Crossroads

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Crossroads Think About It Jesus says, “If you live as I tell you to… you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32, TLB). By working the principles and following Christ’s directions, the foundation of your life has been rebuilt. You will undoubtedly see major changes in your life, if […]

Lesson 18 Grace

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Grace Think About It To complete Principle 6 we must make our amends, make restitution, offer our forgiveness, but most of all, we must receive and model Jesus Christ’s freely given gift of GRACE. “My grace is enough for you. When you are weak, my power is made perfect in you.” So I am very […]

Lesson 17 Forgiveness

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Forgiveness Think About It Do you know the three kinds of forgiveness? To be completely free form your resentments, anger, fears, shame, and guilt, you need to give and accept forgiveness in all areas of your lives. If you do not, your recovery will be stalled and thus incomplete. Have you accepted God’s forgiveness? Have your really accepted Jesus’ […]

Lesson 16 Amends

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Amends Think About It Making your amends is the beginning of the end of your isolation from others and God. The AMENDS acrostic will help you get started. Admit the hurt and the harm You need to once again face the hurts, resentments, and wrongs others have caused you, or wrongs that you have caused others. Holding […]