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Christ came to set us free of our addictions that keep us captive in this world. He wants us to be free. He is a mighty warrior in the battle for your soul.

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Bible Teachings on Addiction

Addiction holds millions in bondage to substances, activities, or attractions that ruin lives. God offers help to fight addiction.

Are you enslaved or troubled by a habitual use of various narcotic, stimulant or mind-influencing drugs (including alcohol)? Do you have symptoms of...

Questions about Addiction

Drunkenness is a sin, forbidden by the Bible, but having one drink may not be wrong.

Command it to leave you and resolve that, with God's help, you will never again smoke another cigarette, another joint of marijuana, or whatever it...

If you feel trapped in an endless cycle of lust, guilt, and broken promises, God wants to set you free! Jesus said, “The thief comes only to steal,...

The Bible says that "wine is a mocker, intoxicating drink arouses brawling" (Proverbs 20:1). The Bible also says, "Woe to him who gives drink to his...

Alcoholics can't control their drinking. If you are an alcoholic, you have a compulsive desire to drink. When you drink, your negative personality...

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Devotions about Addiction

We can take heart that Paul struggled as we do, and was honest enough to write down the crazy game that plays out in our minds, hearts, and actions.

The longer we stay in the confinement of the strongholds that hold us back, the more we will become a limited and bound creature of habit.

Abuse? Alcoholism? Bullying? Do you believe God can’t use all the broken pieces of your past? Think again!

In my mind, I saw a banquet table lavishly spread with food representing all that God had done in me and for me.

How many of us have said a particular situation or event would never happen to us or to those we love: addiction to alcohol, pornography or drugs,...

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Videos about Addiction

What began as simply some pills to treat pain soon spiraled out of control for Jeanne. When her husband tried to help, he too got caught up in...

Joe was part of a church youth group, but partying and drugs were his real passion. He faced a personal crossroads after he was arrested for...

Rev. Demetrius Guyton spent a lifetime recovering from the scars left behind after his mother tried to kill him when he was just two months old.

He was an addict, and selling the drugs led him and his new wife to a life on the run.

Mitch tried to escape the pain of childhood abuse, but drugs, alcohol, and fighting didn't make it disappear. Then the fear hit—if he didn't change,...

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Articles on Addiction

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Expecting Success, Planning for Failure

Every addiction and every behavior someone wants to quit can also have a sneaky hiding place for it to be able to slip back in.

Trying to love an addict is hard, frustrating, and downright heart wrenching. In fact, apart from God, it is impossible. Here are 9 ways to love an...

Grammy-nominated singer Zach Williams shares how he came to know the Lord, and sings "Chain Breaker." 

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I Feel So Ashamed

Feeling ashamed is the birthplace of denial and deception.

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What Is Stealing Your Joy?

Remember when your joy overflowed for the Lord? If it's been stolen, go take it back.

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