12 Steps to Celebrate Recovery

Step One

We admitted we were powerless over our addictions and compulsive behaviours, that our lives had become unmanageable.
Romans 7:18 NIV


Step Two
We came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
Phillipians 2:13 NIV


Step Three
We made a decision to turn our lives and our wills over to the care of God.
Romans 12:1 NIV


Step Four
We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
Lamentations 3:40 NIV


Step Five
We admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
James 5:16a NIV

 

Step Six
We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.
James 4:10 NIV


Step Seven
We humbly asked Him to remove all our shortcomings.
1 John 1:9 NIV


Step Eight
We made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.
Luke 6:31 NIV


Step Nine
We made direct amends to such people whenever possible, expect when to do so would injure them or others.
Matthew 5:23-24 NIV


Step Ten
We continue to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.
1 Corinthians 10:12


Step Eleven
We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of His will for us, and power to carry that out.
Colossians 3:16a NIV


Step Twelve
Having had a spiritual experience as the result of these steps, we try to carry this message to others and practice these principles in all our affairs.
Galatians 6:1 NIV