Contributed on Aug 31, 2019
The truth is that everyone needs hope because everyone struggles. Everyone is in recovery from the mistakes, troubles, problems, and mess-ups of their own lives. Romans 3:23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
TWELVE STEPS TO A NEW LIFE Introduction On July 1st of this year Los Angeles Angels player Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room. In his system were the opioids fentanyl and oxycodone along with alcohol. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid similar to morphine but 50 to 100 times more ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2019
Whenever we talk about recovery, we are never talking about one person - but a system of persons. Our addictions, obsessions and persistent sins have taken a toll on everyone around us.
RELATIONSHIP RECOVERY Genesis 2:4-25 Introduction September is Recovery Month and we have a few goals in this emphasis. -We seek to find hope in the Gospel for dealing with all of our obsessions, addictions, and the sinful weights that are holding us down from following God wholeheartedly. - ...read more
Contributed on Sep 14, 2019
In our focus on recovery, we should always focus on what is possible. And with God’s help, recovery is always possible.
MISSION POSSIBLE Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7 Introduction We are focused on recovery this month because addiction is a huge issue in our country. Our goals in this series are… We seek to find hope in the Gospel. We seek to remove the stigma of addiction by admitting we are all sinners and we all ...read more
Contributed on Sep 21, 2019
The last battle of recovery is the battle with God. When we have hurt everyone around us, ourselves, and our own decisions have caused a lot of pain we can’t resolve, it’s time to face the One who loves us relentlessly.
WRESTLING WITH GOD Genesis 32:9-13, 22-30 Introduction The last battle of recovery is the battle with God. When we have hurt everyone around us, ourselves, and our own decisions have caused a lot of pain we can’t resolve, it’s time to face the One who loves us relentlessly. When we have repaired ...read more
Contributed on Sep 27, 2019
Have you had a ‘burning bush’ moment - a time when we can see that God is near and He is calling us to greater commitment and service to Him?
Introduction This month we have been focused on recovery and looking at Scriptures that teach us how God plays a role in our victory over the addictions, struggles, persistent sins, and troubles in our lives. Our text offers a ‘burning bush’ moment - a time when we can see that God is near and He ...read more