Saturday, January 25, 2014

P1-CCD5 - Freedom Through Confession

Conquering Chemical Dependency
Step 5 – Freedom Through Confession

“We admit to God, to ourselves, and to another person the exact nature of our wrongs.”

Memory verse: James 5:16: “Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed.”

Lesson 1: Why Take the Fifth Step?

Q1. If you refuse to practice Step 5, what 4 things will you be stuck in? Pg 101

Q2. Why does everyone need to experience forgiveness? Pg 102

Q3. Be honest with yourself, why do you hesitate to forgive others? Pg 102

Q4. What does experiencing Step 5 open the door to? Pg 103

Lesson 2: Taking the Step, Part 1

Q5. Does your confession make you forgiven? What does? Pg 103

Q6. Explain in your words what “sin” means. Pg 104

Q7. What does David mean when he says he is “blessed?” Pg 104

Q8. What happens to your health when you don’t confess the things you feel guilty of? Pg 105

Lesson 3: Taking the Step, Part 2

Q9. List the attributes you should look for when choosing the person to confess to. Pg 107

Q10. Why is it important for that person to know about the 12-Step Program? Pg 107

Q11. Briefly outline your story according to the outline on Pgs 108 - 109.


Q12. What are the major lessons you have learned as you progressed through this step? (half page)