But this is not true of my servant Moses; he is faithful in all my house. With him I speak face to face, clearly and not in riddles; he sees the form of the Lord. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?
RE: An article online today discussing 12-step programs which asks: "Is the concept of a higher power obsolete?" For starters, my higher power has a name - Jesus. But leaving that aside, there is meat here to digest. Contemplation: How the enemy uses truthful means in a corrupt manner to dislodge faith. Satan uses doubt as his fulcrum. Ultimately … Continue reading Darts of Doubt – Addiction Science doesn’t need God
Step 4 is daunting. "Fearless Spiritual and Moral Inventory." ??? So far as this writer is concerned that inventory should also account "Character Defects" -- because the Moral, Spiritual and Character aspects all have different application -- if you tease out their scriptural meanings. (more on these in a another post perhaps?) What follows is … Continue reading Step 4 — Exercises
Simply put: the god of AA is not the same as Jesus -- who is the author and finisher, the central meaning and objective found in Christian scripture. The positions and procedural elements developed by Bill W and Dr. Bob are most certainly rooted in Christian principles -- absent something of critical importance. AA … Continue reading Eternity is at stake
“Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit. You should not be surprised at my saying, ‘You must be born again.’ " John 3:5-7 Saving grace is a gift. … Continue reading Saved by Grace alone