Topical Index of Bible Verses for People in Recovery

Suggested Uses for These Bible Verses

  • Daily personal and group devotional topics
  • Topics for support group meetings
  • Scripture memory (antidote for “stinking thinking”).
  • Group therapy sessions based on these topics.
  • Discussions and written assignment topics relating these verses to personal efforts toward recovery

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Action (“Walk what you talk”) Anger/Resentment Bitterness
Blame Courage Dependence Upon God
Discouragement “Easy Does It” Faith
Fear Freedom Forgiveness
Friendship With God Guilt Gratitude
Healing Honesty Hope
Humility Joy “Let Go & Let God”
Loneliness “Live & Let Live” Love
Newness of Life Obedience “One Day at a Time”
Open-mindedness Overcoming Pain
Patience Power Prayer
Promises Rebellion Reconciliation/Amends
Relapse/”Slips” Recovery/Sobriety Religion
Serenity/Peace Stumbling Blocks Temptation
Vengeance Will of God Willingness

Scriptures compiled by Chaplain Hal Simmons, Addictions Anonymous Ministry, Englewood, CO