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Will God help me with my addiction? I am getting help but I want God to forgive me.


Thank you for sharing your situation and asking for advice about your addiction. 

We believe that God wants you to know him through this difficult time and that he does want you to be free from all addictions and sin. He has promised a day when there will be no more sickness and pain:

God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain:for the former things are passed away (Revelation 21:4)

It is good that you are seeking medical help. We want to encourage you to also seek the help of a local Bible teaching Church that can tell you about God's love for you through Jesus. There are also many different church based recovery groups that may be able to assist you. 

Jesus died for us on the cross so we can be forgiven and have a new life. If we trust in Jesus our old life dies with him on the cross and because he rose again to new life, we have new life through trusting in him. Anyone that calls on the name of Jesus will be saved:

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. For the Scripture says, "Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame" (Romans 10:9)

I do hope this general answer to your question goes some way to helping you find peace with God through Jesus Christ our Lord. If you want to know more about what Jesus has done for you please watch the video on the main part of our site:

In closing, I want to encourage you to get more involved with your local church. It would be good to speak to a Christian leader or another trusted church individual regarding your question. I know they would be delighted to further answer you as well as offer prayer and support as you continue your spiritual journey:

Please use our Interactive Answer Matrix and feel free to ask another question. Our helpful staff are praying for you and waiting to try and answer to you from the Bible, and will be delighted to tell you more about Jesus Christ the Lord, the Saviour of the world.

*All Scripture references are taken From The English Standard Version of the Holy Bible unless stated otherwise

*If anything in this answer affects you directly, then please feel free to call our confidential prayer line in the UK on 0845 4567729, where trained Christian volunteers will take your call and pray both for you and with you. If you are outside of the UK then you may submit your request for prayer on line at

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