God–the Author of Success
I remind those in recovery of these Biblical truths:
- We have unlimited potential through His Spirit.
“And you are in Him, made full and having come to fullness of life [in Christ you, too, are filled with the Godhead–Father, Son, and Holy Spirit…”–Colossians 2:10 Amplified Bible
- Through Christ, God has made available all the resources we need to accomplish more than we could ever ask or imagine.
“Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us…be glory…forever and ever!”–Ephesians 3:20-21
Remember what God told Jeremiah,
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”–Jeremiah 1:5
God had a plan for Jeremiah before he was born. I believe He has a plan for you. Before our Sovereign, All-Knowing God formed you in your mother’s womb, He had a plan for you personally.
Have you truly sought God about His plan for you?
Step 12 teaches the recovering addict that in order to keep what he has received he must carry the message of recovery to others. God will not allow you to fail. God will water every seed you sow and see that it grows.
Success with God is continually giving our bodies to Him because of all He has done for you…continually refusing to copy the behavior and customs of this world, and continually allowing God to transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. (Romans 12:1-2)