Removing Deeper Hurts

Taken from the Life Recovery Bible 12-Step Devotional for Step 6 “We were entirely ready to have God remove all defects of character.” When we are upset, we often depend on our addictions to make us feel better. As we get rid of our addictions, we must face the deeper character defects that God wants […]

Real Freedom Found Behind Real Bars

Women in Prison Unlock Hope and Healing with The Life Recovery Bible By Stephen Arterburn, Editor, The Life Recovery Bible I was raised in Bryan, Texas, so I did not think it was unusual to be opening a letter from a woman who lived in Brazos County near Bryan. What follows was anything but usual. She wrote: […]

Prisoners Requesting Life Recovery Bibles In Record Numbers

by Jim Jewell, NLT Communications Director Bible reading is showing an enormous uptick in the most unlikely of places: prisons. To keep their minds sharp and their hearts encouraged, many prisoners turn to reading, but reading materials are often in high demand and low supply, especially personal Bibles. According to a recent survey of prison […]

Fulfilling Our Unmet Needs and Desires

Devotional from the Life Recovery Bible Read Proverbs 3:13-26 None of us set out to become addicted to something. We were seeking something else—escape from pain, perhaps, or something to make up for our losses and brokenness—or maybe we had a subconscious desire for self-destruction. Unfortunately, the things we turned to could not satisfy our deepest needs […]