Day 16: Addiction

Addiction enslaves people and tears apart families. Worldwide, alcohol abuse is a leading risk factor for premature death and disability, and at least 15.3 million people have drug issues.

The Journey Prayer Guide: Addiction

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Ask God to heal drug and alcohol abusers and give them a new outlook on life.


Pray that God would provide treatment and care for recovering alcoholics and addicts.


Pray for counseling and support for family members struggling with the consequences of their loved ones’ addictions.


 

Has this helped you commit to pray for addicts and their families?

 


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