November 5, 2020
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.
We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and power to carry that out.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly . . .
Colossians 3:16a (NIV)
Reserve a daily quiet time with God for self-examination.
“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” (Mark 14:38 NIV)
Be honest in your estimate of yourselves, . . . Hate what is wrong. Stand on the side of good. Love each other . . . Be patient in trouble, . . . Do things in such a way that everyone can see you are honest clear through. (Romans 12:3b–17 LB)
Listen to your Higher Power, Jesus Christ.
But test everything that is said to be sure it is true, and if it is, then accept it.
(1 Thessalonians 5:21 LB)
Alone and quiet time
Be still and know that I am God . . . (Psalm 46:10a NIV)
Plug into God’s power through
Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs, and don’t forget to thank him for his answers. (Philippians 4:6 LB)
Slow down long enough to hear God’s voice/answer.
“Listen to me. Keep silence and I will teach you wisdom!” (Job 33:33b LB)
Enjoy your growth.
Be joyful always, pray at all times, be thankful in all circumstances. This is what God wants from you in your life in union with Christ Jesus. (1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 GNB)
LEADER’S FOCUS QUESTION
What are some of the tools you have developed in your recovery to prevent RELAPSE?
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