Christians unplug from God while using substances in an effort to feel less shame and guilt for their addiction. Christian addiction counseling begins with asking for and receiving forgiveness from God and allowing yourself to be reconciled to Him while in drug rehab.
In 2 Corinthians 5:19, the Life Recovery Bible states “For God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, no longer counting people’s sins against them. And he gave us this wonderful message of reconciliation.” Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice for our sins so that we never have to be apart from Him again. Although Christian addicts may not behave in ways that are pleasing to God, He does not separate himself from them.
His love and acceptance are unconditional and His ability to heal is real, if the addict is willing to accept His help. Addiction to drugs and alcohol influences Christians to go against what they know is right. Seeking forgiveness for questionable actions and for relying on substances rather than God is the first step to making changes. Righting your path with God will help you tremendously during addiction treatment.
Christian addiction counseling is centered on God as the foundation for recovery. Attending Christian drug rehab will guide you to a healthier understanding of reconciliation as it relates to leading a sober life for Christ. Faith is an integral part of the Christian drug rehab program at Lakeview Health Systems and we emphasize spirituality to elicit positive change in a Christian’s life.
Christians know that their relationship with God is the answer to making life changes. If you are ready to make a change and find relief from the bondage of addiction, call us at 888-616-0460.
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