Men’s Step Study Starting!!!!!!! See below for more details.
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Thank you to LORA & CHRIS for their testimony last week. Audio will be available on the web site soon.
Lesson #8 “MORAL”
This week as we move on to Principle 4, we will begin the process of “coming clean.” We chip away and clean out all the decay of the past that has built up over time and has kept us from seeing the real truth about situations and circumstances. When we don’t feel we are living in a manner that is pleasing to God or that is appropriate for us, we can get overcome with guilt, and we tend to allow it to have more power and control in our lives than we ought to.
As we work through Prinicple 4, we will learn that God uses something similar to guilt to correct us through His Spirit when we are wrong, and it is then called conviction. We need not beat ourselves up over past sins, but instead we are to allow God’s conviction to lead us to confess those things to Him and trust Him to forgive us and help us move past them. Join us this week as we learn to tell the difference between our self-imposed guilt and God’s loving and helpful condemnation. In the meantime, fully rely on Jesus to give you the strength this principle requires.
“There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ.” Romans 8:1
“Do not be afraid or discouraged, for I, the Lord your God, am with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9
Thursday Night’s Dinner:
Reed will be cooking for us!
Principle 4: Openly examine and confess my faults to myself, to God, and to someone I trust.
“Happy are the pure in heart.” Matthew 5:8
Step 4: We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
“Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the LORD.” Lamentations 3:40
We consider it an honor and privilege to lift up your needs and requests in prayer. To let us know of a current request, please fill out a CR Response Card or click “Contact Us” above to email us.
Wednesday, April 27th, 6:45 – 8:00 PM in the Cafe
B-Lo (Bekah) will be sharing on May 5th
To stay up-to-date on what’s going to be happening at the 2016 Celebrate Recovery Summits, visit: www.crsummits.com.
SUMMIT EAST – TENNESSEE JULY 13-15
SUMMIT WEST – CALIFORNIA AUGUST 10-12
CR Ministry Needs
Celebration Place: A weekly or bi-weekly volunteer is needed to help teach in our elementary CR program. Please talk with Karen in the Children’s Department if you are interested in serving in this way.
Coffee House: A couple of volunteers are still needed to help break down and clean up after Coffeehouse on Thursday nights. We are also in need of help manning the CR information table at that time. To volunteer, please click the “Contact Us” link above or talk to Melissa T. at Ballast Point on a Thursday night.
CR Step Studies
Men’s & Women’s Step Studies –
Men’s Step Study starting Sunday, May 22nd, at 9:15 AM on the Davis Islands Campus. Talk to Tommy or Jon for more information.
We are close to being able to announce a Women’s Step Study; please keep praying for all the arrangements to come together.
** Or for more information about open & upcoming Step Studies, click the “Contact Us” link above. **