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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

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...

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

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 are surrounded by countless wounded women and men who have fallen for the lie that abortion is the solution to an unplanned pregnancy.

It's rare to look forward to battling against the enemy in spiritual warfare. But the truth of the matter is the One who will really do the...

We searched and searched, trying to find the right house, and we always came up empty.

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.

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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.

Gilbert grew up idolizing gang members, and finally joined a gang at 16. One night he was stabbed, and the reality of his decision sank in.

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Articles on addiction

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Never Give Up on Beating Your Addiction

All in all, my journey to have my desires line up with God’s desires about this addiction took seven years. 

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Seeking Self-Control: A Lifelong Resolution

Change does not come for those of us who give in to temptation. As the old saying goes, “let your ‘no’ be ‘NO!’”

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Trading Our Sorrows and Shame

We are invited to trade in our shame and sorrow for peace and joy. It's a simple trade that cost one man his life. 

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Four Reasons People Want a Buzz

Why do people want to alter their senses and feel different?

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How to Avoid Temptation

How badly do you want to be free? Learn to recognize the voice of temptation.

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