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Category: With Audio

Drug Use Rules

Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall be put to death. Exodus 31:15 You may find it odd, but even in my addictive behavior, I had rules governing my drug use. For instance,…
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The Job You Were Made For

I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs, to work in gold, silver, and bronze, in cutting stones for setting, and in…
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Pot is the Only Thing that Helps My Anxiety, Doc

I will dwell among the people of Israel and will be their God. And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, who brought them out of the land of Egypt that I might dwell among them. I am the LORD their God. Exodus 29:45-46 Pot is the only thing that helps my…
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Making it Up as I Go

Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet yarns; you shall make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them. Exodus 26:1 In addiction medicine, in alcoholics anonymous, and in chemical dependency treatment, there’s always an interesting relationship between the addicted and those who’re trying…
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Burpees with God

And you shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before me regularly. Exodus 25:30 If you’ve ever put yourself through any athletic training – from high school sports to running a 5k – you know that training involves putting yourself through the uncomfortable. So it is with CrossFit training. No one likes…
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Standing Before the Judge

And you shall put the mercy seat on the top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony that I shall give you. There I will meet with you . . . Exodus 25:21-22 I’ve never stood before a judge, but I hear about the experience frequently from those in jail.…
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Everything Ends Eventually

The LORD said to Moses, “Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man whose heart moves him you shall receive the contribution for me.” Exodus 25:1-2 As I’ve mentioned recently, since February, I’ve been in the middle of a month’s-long, worldwide CrossFit competition with four stages. At…
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Invest In it Every Day

Moses entered the cloud and went up on the mountain. And Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights. Exodus 26:18 Long before I went to treatment for my opioid addiction, I understood that I needed to go. I knew that my addiction was eventually going to destroy my life but still, I…
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Empty Promises

Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD and all the rules. And all the people answered with one voice and said, “All the words that the LORD has spoken we will do.” Exodus 24:3 When we first get out of treatment, most of us who’ve been there, had every intention…
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God, Make Me Want to Eat Healthy

If you see the donkey of one who hates you lying down under its burden, you shall refrain from leaving him with it; you shall rescue it with him. Exodus 23:5 There’ve been many times in my life when I’ve known what’s right, good, and healthy for me, but I’ve simply not felt like doing…
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