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Celebrate Recovery Bible~ a book review

Celebrate Recovery Bible: New International Version
Celebrate Recovery was developed by Pastor John Baker, which is a program based on The Biblical principles of the “Beatitudes of Jesus Christ”. It mirrors much like a well known spiritually twelve step program, helping people to recover from their “hurts, hang ups, and habits”.
The Celebrate Recovery program mirrors the spiritual twelve step program with its “Eight principles of recovery”; combining a few of the original twelve steps together.
This publication is set up like this: A brief history of the Celebrate Recovery program, an introduction to the “Eight Principles”, then in-depth descriptions of each, with prayers for each principle and lessons that refer to particular Bible verses; Each touches on a topic of recovery, the complete NIV of the Bible with side notes that refer back to the Eight Principles, character studies on over 50 personalities in the Bible which relate to recovery issues, recovery stories of indivi…