Step 7

Humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings

About Step 7, from the Mormon Channel


Holly’s life seemed almost perfect from the outside, but her addiction to drugs nearly ended it all. As she recovered, she asked God to remove her shortcomings. Her humble question allowed Him to give her the peace, hope, and guidance she needed to become the person she yearned to be. More information is available at the Mormon Channel.

Click the appropriate View button below to watch the associated video. Note that these videos are provided not so that you will totally agree with every one of them since each video may be presented with a somewhat different perspective on a Higher Power. Hopefully you can feel kinship with one or more of the perspectives, however, and thereby gain some guidance. The goal is for you to be able to work the program effectively and find a fulfillment of the the 12 step promises in your life.


Sobriety TV

Bernard Robeson talks about Step 7 and the importance of humility in our prayer in asking God to remove our shortcomings.

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Sober MD

Dr. Douglas Cook talks about getting started with Step 7 and his personal experiences with that step and his experiences with his patients.

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Tommy Rosen

Tommy Rosen talks about Step 7, where we are not the ones to remove our defects but that it is the work of our Higher Power.

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John Anthony

A Church of God minister talks about the fact that we are no longer in control and so we need humility as we ask God to remove our defects.

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