A New Beginning

Today’s Passage – Genesis 1 – 3

(Second Milers also read – Mathew 1 – 2; Proverbs 1; Psalms 1 – 5)

Scripture Memoriztion for January – Isaiah 53

Read “Five Principle of Achieving Goals” by Dr. Paul Chappell

Check out the new Daily Devotional resource – “Rooted in Christ”

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” – (Genesis 1:1)

“And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.” – (Revelation 21:5)

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” – (2 Corinthians 5:17)

Isn’t wonderful that our God is a God of new beginnings? 22 years ago, almost to the day, God gave me a completely new life, and charted a radically different course for my life. God gave me a chance at that time to start over again with a clean slate. The awesome thing about our God is that since He took my sins away through the blood of Jesus Christ, my slate has remained clean (at least positionally).

I thank God for this new year that we are beginning today. I always look at the New Year as a time to hit the re-set button; a time to review the successes and failures of the year before and make the necessary adjustments in order to make the most out of the coming year. It’s kind of a new beginning. Last year is gone. 2012 is brand new, and we have the opportunity to strive to make this year the best one yet.

Tonight in our evening service, we will be casting the vision for the new year. We will unveil the new theme, and reveal some of the changes that we will be making in order to make 2012 our most fruitful year ever. Don’t miss it; and don’t miss out on the opportunity to make the necessary adjustments to your personal life and schedule in order to make a new beginning out of your own life.

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  • Debbie Baber says:

    I pray for Jersey Shore Baptist Church a very blessed year of 2012 and a fruitful harvest. May God shower down those blessings on all that enter there.

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