Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* I did not have a problem with the drink but my husband did it. My middle daughter does. I had other aspects of my life that the Holy Spirit spoke to me about. You described it so eloquently. He never makes us feel guilty, just this slight decree until we know we have to do what He asks. . . and He asks because he knows what is best for us. Thank you for sharing so nicely. Beautiful. I hope this testimony leads to more freedom and abundance for others.
* And, unfortunately, regarding the food dependency, the churches, even many places of recovery do not understand how much the dependence on food is serious especially sugar ... which of more and more reports show may be more addictive than cocaine. I have attended Christian Restoration meetings that also include Food Addict groups and yet after the MTG they serve desserts, etc., which most of us have 'Absent, just as an alcoholic abstains from alcohol.
* If I drank at all, I drank too much, and needed to stop. I have been sober for over three years, and it has not always been easy, but that has been the right thing for me. Alcohol can be so complicated, and it's a really personal thing. I'm relieved when my friends do not take my time drinking, and I'm more relieved when I'm not the only one drinking water. Thanks for sharing, Ron. I stopped drinking some time ago too ... for health reasons, mainly because of a similar incitement from the Spirit, even though I was having trouble with it. articulate at the time.
* We compromised with non-alcoholic wine. It was my husband and my proposal and we were invited to share the message of communion to explain the change. My God. It was incredibly vulnerable to share my weakness in front of an incomprehensible audience. I cried and could barely speak. But eventually, some expressed themselves by expressing struggles of their own so that we could see that God was at work.
More Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* Reading this, I heard Ron encourage people to listen to the Holy Ghost for their personal calling whatever it is and even if this call is to stop doing something that is not to "dig the sin of the council", to listen and obey to experience a fulness and fulfillment in Christ. Why do you think I do not have? What I read was the standard Protestant routine of alcohol being a great spiritual problem.
* If you are wondering how to stop drinking, remember that there are many resources available. Options include drugs to treat alcoholism, special intensive treatment programs, and advice on alcohol dependence. "... there are many medications on the market that can be used to treat alcohol abuse." If you want to know how to stop drinking alcohol and how to The methods you have tried do not work, know that there are many medications on the market that can be used to treat alcohol abuse.
* If you find that alcohol consumption is an important part of your life, rethink how you spend your time. Renew old friendships and build new relationships with people who do not drink. Develop a new hobby or join an organization to avoid boredom and develop new interests. If you find that you use alcohol as an emotional substance, look for healthy alternatives and new coping strategies such as exercise, discussion, journaling or therapy. If you, a friend or family member, have an alcohol problem and want to know how to stop drinking, we can offer you support and solutions.
* Our God sees hearts - hearts that fight for faith and the gospel - and he breaks. He sees your heart too. He sees your heart wishing and strivingfor holiness. And I think He's pretty impressed if God can be impressed with your essay - the first one and this follow-up! And He will bless you with a greater sense of holiness. Pay attention! He ends you, his daughter a little closer now! It was incredibly convincing for me.
* Without alcohol in the body, it is a carcinogen to worry less. The National Cancer Institute has linked excessive alcohol consumption to an increased risk of several cancers, including mouth, liver, breast, bowel and rectal cancer. Without alcohol in the body, it is a carcinogen to worry less. In a small study led by New Scientist and the Institute of Liver Health and Digestion at University College London Medical School, abstaining from alcohol for a month resulted in a decrease average of 15% of the liver fat.
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