In the Church’s Addiction Recovery program, Step 3 is where we make the decision to Trust in God. When we submit our will to Him and surrender our entire lives (past, present and future) into His care, He can deliver us from our addictions or sins that bind us and giving us true joy.
Hope is the 2nd step in the Church’s 12-step addiction recovery program. If power comes through honesty, strength comes through hope. Hope links us to the grace of Jesus Christ and enables us to know we can overcome any weakness or addiction. Continue reading to learn more about the strength that comes through hope in Christ.
Everyone struggles with weaknesses. Whether huge (like an addiction to drugs or pornography) or smaller (like nail biting or gossiping) every sin needs to be overcome to draw nearer to God. The first step in any addiction recovery (or spiritual recovery–repentance) is honesty. Learn more about the power that comes from honesty.
How can we actually change in a positive way? Why is it that sometimes we can be successful in our attempts to change, and sometimes we fail? What the difference? How can we increase our abilities to change for the good? Read more to learn how outward manifestations reveal inner commitments.