Care & Recovery First NLR – March 21, 2023





Step 3 – We make the decision to turn our lives and our wills over to the care of God.

  • Turning my will over: Giving up control of all aspects of my life, including my desires, thoughts, decisions, and actions and handing it over to God.


Two Lessons from Judas

  • Don’t take ___________ __________ from ________.

Proverbs 14:12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death. 

  • Don’t ____________ one bad ____________ by making _____________ one.

Acts 3:19 Now repent of your sins and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped away.


How to Let Go and Let God

  1. Begin each morning with ___________.

Jeremiah 29:12 Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

  1. ___________ on ____________.

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.

3. ____________ my current _____________.

Philippians 4:6 Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done.

4. ___________ and ___________ my ________ to God.

James 4:7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you (ESV).

   5. ___________ _________.

Psalm 106:1 Praise the Lord! Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! His faithful love indoors forever. 2 Who can list the glorious miracles of the Lord? Who can ever can praise Him enough?


Leader’s Question:

  • Which do you struggle the most with: Giving up control of your desires, thoughts, decisions, or actions?
  • Have you turned you will over to God only to take it back later? How did that work out for you?














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