Saturday, January 25, 2014

P1-CCD11 - A Growing Relationship

Conquering Chemical Dependency
Step 11 – A Growing Relationship

“We grow in relationship with God by prayer, meditation, and Bible study.”

Memory verse: Matthew 6:33 “But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.”

Lesson 1: What is prayer?

Q1. How do you suppose God feels when His children approach Him with their requests? Pg 194

Q2. Explain why the Serenity Prayer is so valuable for those of us recovering from addictions. Pg 196

Q3. Why is praying fro God’s will so important for our continuing recovery? Pg 196

Lesson 2: Meditation

Q4. What does the word “meditation” mean to a Christian? Pg 197 - 198

Q5. What would your life be like if you really delighted in the law of the Lord—if your greatest desire was to please and honor God out of a sense of love and delight? Pg 199

Q6. Name at least two things God wants you to do in response to this study on Meditation. Ask Him for the grace to help you do it. Pg 201

Lesson 3: God’s Word and Obedience

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God stands forever.” Isaiah 40:8

Q7. After meditating on the above verse, describe what you can count on to endure in your life? Pg 201

Q8. What can you count on never to fail? Pg 201

Q9. List some of the ways the author suggest you ca “make time” for God. Pg 204


Q10. What are the major lessons you have learned as you progressed through this step? (half page)