Time to showcase what drugs does to a person and their loved ones. It’s time to take steps of faith to overcome this addiction.
Do you or a loved one struggle with drugs addiction? Use these prayers to help you face the challenges of recovery.
My name is Drugs!
Hello, My name is DRUGS – I destroy homes, tear families apart, take your children, and that’s just the start,
I’m more costly than diamonds, more costly than gold, the sorrow I bring is a sight to behold
and if you need me, remember I’m easily found, I live all around you, in schools and in towns.
I live with the rich, I live with the poor, I live down the street, and maybe next door.
My power is awesome; try me you’ll see, but if you do, you may NEVER break free.
Just try me once and I might let you go, but try me twice, and I’ll own your soul.
When I possess you, you’ll steal, cheat and lie. You do what you have to just to get high,
The crimes you’ll commit, for my narcotic charms will be worth the pleasure you’ll feel in your arms.
You’ll lie to your mother; you’ll steal from your dad, when you see their tears, you should feel bad.
But you’ll forget your morals and how you were raised, I’ll be your conscience, I’ll teach you my ways.
I take kids from parents, and parents from kids, I turn people from God, and separate friends.
I’ll take everything from you, your looks and your pride, I’ll be with you always, right by your side.
You’ll give up everything, your family, your home, your friends, your money, then you’ll be alone.
I’ll take and take, till you have nothing more to give, when I’m finished with you you’ll be lucky to live.
If you try me be warned this is no game – If given the chance, I’ll drive you insane.
I’ll ravish your body, I’ll control your mind. I’ll own you completely, your soul will be mine.
The nightmares I’ll give you while lying in bed, the voices you’ll hear from inside your head,
the sweats, the shakes, the visions you’ll see; I want you to know, these are all gifts from me,
But then it’s too late, and you’ll know in your heart, that you are mine, and we shall not part.
You’ll regret that you tried me, they always do, but you came to me, not I to you.
You knew this would happen, many times you were told, but you challenged my power, and chose to be bold.
You could have said no, and just walked away, If you could live that day over, now what would you say?
I’ll be your master; you will be my slave, I’ll even go with you, when you go to your grave.
Now that you have met me, what will you do? Will you try me or not? It’s all up to you.
I can bring you more misery than words can tell.
Come take my hand, I’ll take you to HELL!
Turning to God!
Dear God, help me turn my spirit towards You so that I can find the strength to overcome my problems. Forgive my doubts and fears, and fill me with Your love and strength. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Dear Lord, thank You for letting me lean on You. Fill my heart with Your healing love and the power of Your strength so that I may live the life You planned for me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
God, I offer myself to you …
to build with me and to do with me as you will
Relieve me of the bondage of self,
that I may better do your will.
Take away my difficulties,
that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help
of your Power, your Love, and your Way of life.
May I do your will always!
Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and He himself tempts no one. But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death. James 1:12-15
Turning to God
Turn to God because I’m convinced He will make a difference in your life. He knows all about your situation, and He loves you and wants to help you. And He can help you, because He can give you the strength and wisdom you need to find answers to your problem. Admit your helplessness and failures to Him, and by faith invite Christ to come into your life. Even now He is praying for you.
How will Christ help you? First, He will give you a new purpose in life — a desire to live for God and for others, and not just for yourself. He’ll also give you inner strength to face your problems and turn your back on things that could destroy you. Jesus’ promise is for you: “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full” (John 10:10).
In addition, God wants to guide you to obtain practical help to fight this problem. Look for a church which seeks to follow Christ; its pastor should know what treatment programs are available in your area. You also may find new friends there, who not only can encourage you spiritually but have faced similar problems themselves. May God bless you.
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