I have looked at the 12 Steps program closely, and have discussed it with many who are in AA.  The tragedy is that AA becomes the new addiction.  I have talked with people who say they are Christians and that they are trusting Christ for eternity, yet they cannot trust Him to keep them off alcohol during this life.  They are desperately afraid to leave AA, because they believe it is only through AA that they can stay dry.  So AA actually keeps them from true deliverance, freedom and joy they could know through Christ!  According to AA, you are always a recovering alcoholic–never recovered.  That isn’t biblical.  Christ cures, heals, saves, delivers.

Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee:  In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
–Acts 3:6

‘Apples of Gold’ devotional
December 4
The Berean Call

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