Designed for both the Christian who is seeking God's view on recovery and the non-Christian who is seeking God and answers to recovery, the Life Recovery Bible will lead readers to the source of true healing - God himself. Some of our addictions are just more socially acceptable than others. Even if you aren't in recovery this bible helps guide you to an amazing of understanding with the commentary at the bottom of page, of why we are here and gives peace of mind. The Twelve Steps are steps to spiritual growth that are biblical and powerful when followed. I purchased this Bible as a course requirement.
The character studies of Principal Bible characters is great in that it lets you see that people like David, Samuel, Elijah etc were normal people with addictions, dysfunctional families etc. This is a wonderful Bible version to for people in recovery, people with mental illness, or just people wanting to detoxify their life. Recovery Profiles feature recovery lessons drawn from the lives of key Bible people. I recommend it highly to anyone who is seeking more than just getting clean or sober and wishes to embrace the often white-washed and down-played spiritual aspect of recovery. It was created by two of today's leading recovery experts, David Stoop, Ph. Save up to 40%-70% on evangelism and Scripture tools. Very reasonably priced, this item can be an effective tool in guiding you to the revelation, joy, and strength you seek.
Recovery Principle devotionals show how the Bible addresses many specific concerns of people in recovery. I still believe that is true. This is an awesome bible not only for those dealing with an alcohol or chemical addiction, but for those dealing with any type of sin issue. It goes into detail how this version was created and all the various contributors on the team who reviewed this translation. That being said, I found the hardcover to be a bit difficult to use, small print, my old eyes, not knowing where to find the books, having to flip back and forth etc. Book annotation not available for this title. He received a master's in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary and a doctorate from the University of Southern California.
It reveals the flaws of people in both the old and new testaments. For example, scriptures about dangerous self deception are used to broaden the meaning of Step 1 or scriptures about forgiveness and judgement might have side notes about Step 10. It would be my belief that anyone who is in a Recovery program would benefit greatly, and find much encouragement from, the insights and connections of Recovery and Scripture found in this notations. Twelve Step devotionals discuss the important truths of the Twelve Steps in the context of Scripture. Millions of people have been helped by this Bible. The New Living Translation is without a doubt one of the most readable without sacrificing accuracy translations that I have read.
Commentary and reflection on the steps brings out the Spiritual prinicipals of recovery in a way that is clear and brings the Bible to life. The group of scholars who created this translation come from theological schools and backgrounds very much to On January 1, 2018, I set out to once again read through the entire Bible in a year. Unconsciously, they have to filter an English conversation through their natural Spanish proclivity. This is also a good starting bible for those with little or n0 knowledge of the bible. This Bible helps us all to look at our lives and address all issues that would keep us from following the life Christ would have us to lead.
My fiance and I both have this bible and we read it together and then discuss what we read. The commentary footnotes lead you to further reading and you quickly see that what was written thousands of years ago is still relevant today - only the names and the places have changed. Independent Customer Reviews by eKomi. In the area of guilt, shame, and hope, the recovery Bible is amazing tool for those suffering from the ravages of mental illness and its devasting consequences. Independent Customer Reviews by eKomi.
This particular edition is in a Paperback format. Product Description The Life Recovery Bible is today's 1-selling recovery Bible and is based on the 12-step recovery model. I recommend this to people I sponsor and have bought copies to give away. Not only will the targeted audience 12-Step program participants benefit from reading this version of the Bible, but anyone whose focus in life is to improve self and grow spiritually will gain valuable words of encouragement and divine direction by way of the scriptures. I find that simply using a clip on book light really helps. I have read 3 versions of the Bible all the way through and wanted to read this one, too. In addition, this edition contained very detailed footnotes - many of the traditional type noting issues of translation and textual issues - but also many detailed connections related to the practice of recovery and spirituality in daily living.
This time he bibles were supposed to be new but they were all used and scratched covers and folded pages. I would highly recommend this Bible to new believers. Each day of your bible study takes you to a new verse and then commentary. David Stoop, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in California. I carry this book to recovery meetings and to church and bible studies. This Bible shows an understanding of the Bible, Christianity and an understanding of how the Twelve Steps really work in my life.