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Celebration of Recovery – Intro

What Is Celebrate Recovery? (Matthew chapters 5, 6 and 7) Celebrate Recovery (CR) is a step-by-step program developed by John Baker in 1990 at Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, to help people overcome hurts, hang-ups, and habits (3Hs) based on understanding…

Celebrate Recovery – Denial

Principle 1: Realize I’m not God. I admit that I am powerless STEP 1: Admit that we are POWERLESS over our addictions, compulsions and our life is unmanageable. LESSON 1 – DENIAL If human beings are vehicles, Denial is our…

Celebrate Recovery – Hope and Sanity

LESSON 3 – HOPE PRINCIPLE 2: Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4) STEP 2: …

Celebrate Recovery – Turn and Action

Principle 3: Consciously choose to commit all my life and will to Christ’s care and control. “Happy are the meek” (Matthew 5:5) STEP 3: We made a decision to turn our lives and our wills over to the care of…

Celebrate Recovery – Sponsor, Moral, and Inventory

LESSONS 7 – 11 Principle 4: Openly examine and confess my faults to myself, to God, and to someone I trust. “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God” (Matthew 5:8) STEP 4: We made a searching…

Celebrate Recovery – Confess and Admit

LESSONS 12 – 13 PRINCIPLE 4: Openly examine and confess my faults to myself, to God, and to someone I trust. “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God” (Matthew 5:8) STEP 5: We admitted to God,…

Celebrate Recovery – Ready and Victory

LESSONS 14 – 15 PRINCIPLE 5: Voluntarily submit to every change God wants to make in my life and humbly ask Him to remove my character defects. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be…

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