Addiction is a real bondage and struggle for many people in our world today. Alcohol, Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, Cigarettes, Sex, Porn, Violence, Dirty Language, Shopping and the List goes on and on.
The amplification in the number of people suffering addiction might explain the increase in the number of Rehabilitation centers, services and health workers.
With the strong pull and lack of self-control that many addicts experience, is there hope for freedom?
With addicts fresh from Rehab, relapsing and ending right back in treatment, is there healing and redemption?
Are you struggling to quit a behavior that is holding you captivity and bound?
Then come to Jesus, repent and ask him to fill you with his Holy Spirit. There is always room at the cross and Jesus is eagerly waiting for you.
But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge,
6 to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness,
7 to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love.
8 For if these things are yours and abound, you will be neither barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Peter 1:5-8
To give further inspiration and encouragement, I’m sharing the story of Billy Buc who struggled with Alcoholism for many years but managed to break free from his addiction and has been sober for 9 years. He starts one of his articles by giving us some amazing news.
“On November 16th I celebrated nine years of sobriety. Life is good! I have completely changed my life in nine years. I have completely changed my lifestyle in nine years, and I’ve completely…..”
To finish reading his inspiring story, please click on the link above.
Also published on Medium.