Messages by Andy Iorio

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Lesson 22 “Gratitude”

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Gratitude Principle 7: 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 to gain the power to follow His will. Step 11: We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of […]

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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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 you […]

Lesson 18 “GRACE”

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Principle 6: Evaluate all my relationships. Offer forgiveness to those who have hurt me and make amends for harm I’ve done to others, except when to do so would harm them or others. “Happy are the merciful.” (Matthew 5:6) “Happy are the peacemakers.” (Matthew 5:9) Step 9: Made direct amends to such people whenever possible, […]

Lesson 17 “FORGIVENESS”

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Principle 6: Evaluate all my relationships. Offer forgiveness to those who have hurt me and make amends for harm I’ve done to others, except when to do so would harm them or others. “Happy are the merciful.” (Matthew 5:6) “Happy are the peacemakers.” (Matthew 5:9) Step 8: We made a list of all persons we […]

Spiritual Inventory 2 – Lesson 10 & 11

Spiritual Inventory Part 1 Principle 4: Openly examine and confess my faults to myself, to God, and to someone I trust. “Happy are the pure in heart.” (Matthew 5:8) Step 4: We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. “Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.” […]

Lesson 10 – Spiritual Inventory 1

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Spiritual Inventory Part 1 Principle 4: Openly examine and confess my faults to myself, to God, and to someone I trust. “Happy are the pure in heart.” (Matthew 5:8) Step 4: We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. “Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.” […]

Lesson 6 “ACTION”

Principle 3: Consciously choose to commit all my life and will to Christ’s care and control. “Happy are the meek.” (Matthew 5:5) Step 3: We made a decision to turn our lives and our wills over to the care of God. “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies […]

Lesson 5 “TURN”

Principle 3: Consciously choose to commit all my life and will to Christ’s care and control. “Happy are the meek.” (Matthew 5:5)  Step 3: We made a decision to turn our lives and our wills over to the care of God. “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies […]

Lesson 3 “HOPE”

Principle 2: Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. “Happy are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) Step 2: We came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. “For it is God […]

Lesson 3 – “H.O.P.E.”

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  Hope   Principle 2: Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. “Happy are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) Step 2: We came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. “For […]

Lesson 2 POWERLESS

Powerless Think About It When we accept the first recovery principle and take that first step out of our denial and into reality, we see there are very few things that we really have control over. Once we admit that by ourselves we are powerless we can stop living with the following “serenity robbers,” spelled […]

Lesson 1 – DENIAL

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Denial Think About It Before we can take the first step of our recovery, we must first face and admit our denial. God tells us, “You can’t heal a wound by saying it’s not there!” (Jeremiah 6:14). The acrostic for DENIAL spells out what can happen if we do not face our denial. Disables our […]

Lesson 1 “DENIAL”

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Principle 1: Realize I’m not God. I admit that I am powerless to control my tendency to do the wrong thing and that my life is unmanageable. “Happy are those who know they are spiritually poor.” (Matthew 5:3) Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over our addictions and compulsive behaviors, that our lives had […]

Lesson 25 “Seven Reason We Get Stuck”

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Watch On Livestream Here 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 […]

Lesson 24 “Y.E.S.”

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 sin, […]

Lesson 23 “GIVE”

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Principle 8: Yield myself to God to be used to bring this Good News to others, both by my example and by my words. “Happy are those who are persecuted because they do what God requires.” (Matthew 5:10) Step 12: Having had a spiritual experience as the result of these steps, we try to carry […]