Celebrate Recovery at Park Hill
“Crossroads” – Lesson 19
October 8, 2020

“Crossroads” – Lesson 19

October 8, 2020

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 10:

We continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.


So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!
1 Corinthians 10:12 (NIV)


time to do a personal inventory.

  1. The what: “We continued to take personal inventory . . .”

Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.   
(Lamentations 3:40 NIV)

the good and the bad parts of our day.

  1. The why: “. . . and when we were wrong . . .”

If we say that we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and refusing to accept the truth . . . we are lying and calling God a liar, for he says we have sinned.”

(1 John 1:8–10 TLB)

to admit our wrongs promptly.

  1. The then what: “. . . and promptly admitted it.”

“This is how I want you to conduct yourself in these matters. If you enter our place of worship and, about to make an offering, you suddenly remember a grudge a friend has against you, abandon your offering, leave immediately, go to this friend and make things right. Then and only then, come back and work things out with God.”

(Matthew 5:23–24 MSG)


What amends did/are you putting off that would be better done promptly? What time of the day are you scheduling for your quiet time with God?


 Copyright 1998 / John Baker

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