9 Bible Verses for the New Year

In the classic children’s book Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery asks a question full of wonder: “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” As we start this new year, we have a full 365 days ahead of us without a single mistake…yet. And it helps start the New Year off right by remembering that Jesus gives us all a new day, wiping away the old. Start your year off right with these encouraging verses for the new year!

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven… – Ecclesiastes 3:1

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope… – 1 Peter 1:3

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11

Michael Harrell is a former staff member and current volunteer at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Federal Way, Washington. A blogger by hobby and social media manager by trade, he continues to teach the faith to ninth graders when he's not busy watching movies or theatre. He loves the Seattle Mariners, and his wife wants you to know he's married. You can follow him on Twitter.
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