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John A. Terry

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Mystery Of Death -- Psalm 121, Psalm 23 -- John A. Terry, Anthology -- 1994
STEP ONE - HONESTY -- Proverbs 23:29-35, Luke 8:26-39 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
This past summer I read an article that caused me to make a significant change from my usual practic
STEP TEN - PERSEVERENCE -- Psalm 15:1-5, 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step ten: "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it." The 1
STEP ELEVEN - SPIRITUALITY -- Psalm 25:1-15, Matthew 26:36-46 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
This past week I had a new adventure. I did some plumbing work I had never done before.
STEP TWELVE - RESPONSIBILITY -- Isaiah 61:1-4, Luke 19:1-10 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step 12: "Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this mess
STEP TWO - HOPE -- Isaiah 12:1-6, 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Mark 10:46-52 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step two.
STEP THREE - FAITH -- Isaiah 55:6-9, Matthew 8:5-13 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step three: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to God as we understood him.
STEP FOUR - COURAGE -- Psalm 139:1-6, Acts 9:1-9, Matthew 26:69-75 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step four: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
STEP FIVE - INTEGRITY -- Isaiah 6:1-8 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step five: Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being, the exact nature of our wrongs
STEP SIX - WILLINGNESS -- Isaiah 1:12-20, Hebrews 4:14-16 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step six: Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.
STEP SEVEN - HUMILITY -- Psalm 51:1-14 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step seven: "Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings."
STEP EIGHT - LOVE -- Psalm 19:7-13, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step eight: Made a list of all persons we harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
STEP NINE - DISCIPLINE -- Numbers 5:5-10, Ephesians 4:25-32, Matthew 5:21-26 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step nine: "Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure t
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