As a child of God, you know you need to stay on the right path. However, now that you have strayed and fallen into alcohol and drugs, you feel inferior, inadequate and have failed as a Christian. Your shame might force you to hide away from God and the farther you get away from Him, the deeper you fall into drug and/or alcohol addiction. What you don’t realize is that God is always watching over all His children. We are all sinners.
Just like Psalms 34:18 tells us “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit,” God is there for you if you seek him out. He delivers you from your transgressions. Hiding away from Him in shame only hurts you and distances you from Him.
Don’t let your mistakes and shame keep you away from a relationship from God. Shame makes you believe that you are not worthy of His love and attention and your addiction problem grows even more. If you get past the shame and guilt and seek God’s help and attention, He will strengthen you with His love.
Getting help for your drug or alcohol addiction is as easy as one phone call. Just make the call and see how easy it is to get into our Christian drug rehab program. Lakeview Health Systems has an award-winning Christian recovery program. Call our admission coordinators 24/7 to start the quick and easy process toward your Christian recovery.
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