We admitted we were powerless over
our addictions and compulsive behaviours, that our lives had become
Romans 7:18 NIV
We came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
Phillipians 2:13 NIV
We made a decision to turn our lives and our wills over to the care of God.
Romans 12:1 NIV
We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
Lamentations 3:40 NIV
We admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
James 5:16a NIV
We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.
James 4:10 NIV
We humbly asked Him to remove all our shortcomings.
1 John 1:9 NIV
We made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.
Luke 6:31 NIV
We made direct amends to such people whenever possible, expect when to do so would injure them or others.
Matthew 5:23-24 NIV
We continue to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.
1 Corinthians 10:12
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
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