Breaking Free From Addiction
The Bible makes it clear that there is tension between the flesh and the Spirit, and this article offers truth from God’s Word that can help anyone break free and stay free from addiction. Titus 2:11-12 tells us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions as we walk in the Spirit daily.
Paul recognized that some things have the potential to control us and become strongholds. Meditating on God’s Word is like pressing a reset button that aligns your thoughts with His. It replaces the devil’s lies with the truth, allowing you to say “yes” to God and “no” to addiction.
What is a good prayer for addiction?
u201cGod, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can’t change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.u201d A mantra, or prayer, like the one above, can be repeated daily to help reinforce positive thinking when cravings are interfering with your recovery.
How do you pray for recovery?
To Heal A Friend Consider, O’ God, our sick friend, whom we now entrust to Your compassionate care. We believe that no healing is too difficult if it is Your will, so we pray that You bless our friend with Your loving care, renew his or her strength, and heal whatever ails him or her in Your loving name.
Will pray to God to give you strength?
Dear God, please give me strength when I am weak, love when I am lonely, courage when I am afraid, wisdom when I am foolish, comfort when I am alone, hope when I am rejected, and peace when I am in turmoil.
Does praying get you closer to God?
Prayer is simply talking to God through His Son, Jesus Christ, and it will encourage you as you grow closer to the Lord. Praise Him, thank Him, and petition Him on behalf of others and yourself.
What does God say about addiction?
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 These verses speak about taking care of your body and not harming that which was created in God’s image. Substance abuse, in any form, harms the body and mind, as well as leading to self-harm and even death.
What is the prayer for alcoholics?
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can’t change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to distinguish between the two.
What is the most powerful prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
What does God say about healing?
“Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me, and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.” “And the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.”
Will pray for your recovery?
I’m thinking of you during this time of illness, and praying you will find strength in the Lord and his never-ending supply of love. God cares and hears our prayers, and I’m praying for you today!
Can God give me strength?
Isaiah 41:10 So do not be afraid, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
How can I make my prayer powerful to God?
I hope they inspire you to make the year 2021 a year of prayer.
- Thank him.
- Ask for God’s will.
- Say what you need.
- Ask for forgiveness.
- Pray with a friend.
- Pray the Word.
- Memorize Scripture.
Can God give you physical strength?
The Good News: We are not our worldly bodies or the physical struggles that our bodies may face; we are only our devotion to God, who will provide strength even if our bodies cannot, and long after we are gone.
How do you know if your close to God?
7 INDICATIONS THAT YOU MIGHT BE AWAY FROM GOD
- WE ARE WEAK AGAINST TEMPTATIONS.
- CRITICISM AND REJECTION HIT US HARD.
- NEGATIVE THOUGHTS ARE CONSTANTLY AROUND US.
- WE CANNOT MOVE ON FROM THE PAST.
- WE DON’T MAKE TIME TO REST AND BE STILL.
- WE ARE HARD ON OURSELVES.
How can I hear God’s voice?
How do you go about practicing listening prayer?
- Bring your request for guidance to God.
- Wait in silence for 10-12 minutes for God to speak to you.
- Write down any Scripture, songs, impressions, or pictures God gives you.
- Share how God spoke to you with your prayer partners and follow God’s will.