Addiction Help & Advice
Below (at the bottom of this web site page) is a list of web sites and organisations that may be able to help you with alcohol addiction – drug abuse or dependency or any other type of problem relating to addictive behaviour or dependencies. ALWAYS seek proffessional help – these are just a guide and sites that we found that may be helpful. Always regularly read the word of God to renew your mind and ‘reboot’ your neural pathways and hence your behaviour so that you will naturally want to please God and give up old habits without unnecessary struggle!
They are not necessarily the best but having looked at their websites they certainly look reputable. We are just starting to look at this area of healing on our site. If you know any better sites or Christian organisations that are experts and effective in healing drug and alcohol addicts then please email christianadvice.com. We would love to hear from you:)
What The Bible says regarding addiction
1 Corinthians 10:13 – There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God [is] faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
1 Peter 5:8 – Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
James 1:12-15 – Blessed [is] the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
1 John 2:16 – For all that [is] in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
1 Corinthians 15:33 – Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
1 Peter 2:11 – Dearly beloved, I beseech [you] as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
1 Corinthians 6:12 – All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Proverbs 20:1 – Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink [is] raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Galatians 5:19-21 – Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are [these]; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
James 4:7 – Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Romans 13:14 – But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof].
Proverbs 6:27 – Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
1 Corinthians 6:18 – Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
1 John 3:8 – He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
1 Peter 5:10 – But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle [you].
Matthew 6:13 – And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
1 Corinthians 6:9-11 – Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
Titus 2:12 – Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Romans 5:3-5 – And not only [so], but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
John 8:36 – If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
Philippians 4:4-7 – Rejoice in the Lord alway: [and] again I say, Rejoice.
1 Corinthians 6:11 – And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
Romans 8:1-2 – [There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Psalms 50:15 – And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Colossians 3:5 – Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
Galatians 5:24-25 – And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
Ephesians 5:18 – And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
Galatians 5:16 – [This] I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
James 1:2-3 – My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
1 Corinthians 5:11 – But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
Romans 8:5-6 – For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
Matthew 18:7 – Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!
Matthew 5:28 – But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Proverbs 23:20 – Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:
Psalms 121:1-2 – (A Song of degrees.) I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
Ephesians 5:5 – For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Romans 6:6-7 – Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with [him], that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.
2 Peter 2:19 – While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
Hebrews 4:15-16 – For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as [we are, yet] without sin.
Romans 13:13-14 – Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
Luke 6:20-49 – And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed [be ye] poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
Proverbs 1:1-33 – The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
2 Corinthians 4:16-18 – For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward [man] is renewed day by day.
Hosea 4:11 – Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.
Isaiah 5:11 – Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, [that] they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, [till] wine inflame them!
Hebrews 13:4 – Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Ephesians 5:18-20 – And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
Matthew 26:29 – But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.
Jude 1:24-25 – Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present [you] faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy
1 Corinthians 8:9 – But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.
John 3:16-17 – For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Luke 7:47 – Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.
Matthew 5:29-30 – And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast [it] from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not [that] thy whole body should be cast into hell.
Matthew 5:13-16 – Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
Matthew 4:1-11 – Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
1 Peter 4:10 – As every man hath received the gift, [even so] minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
Romans 6:17-18 – But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
Psalms 104:14-15 – He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;
Jonah 1:1-17 – Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,
Romans 14:21 – [It is] good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor [any thing] whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.