Daily Devotion: New Beginnings

The Prophet Jeremiah wrote “The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness”. (Lamentations 3:22)

As we say goodbye to 2019 and prepare to enter the next decade, because of Christmas, we can enter with a sense of great hope and expectation.

He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the LORD. (Psalms 40:3)

As you say goodbye to 2019, what would you like to leave behind? Here’s my top 10.

  • Stress
  • Worry
  • Fear
  • Sorrow
  • Bitterness
  • Guilt
  • Shame
  • Regrets
  • Contentions
  • Indifference

What would you like to take with you? Again, my top 10.

  • Faith
  • Trust
  • Honor
  • Love
  • Kindness
  • Thankfulness
  • Peace
  • Joy
  • Hope
  • Wisdom

What’s on your top 10 lists?

We cannot know what tomorrow, or even today, holds for us. Because of Christmas, we can know the One who holds our tomorrows. And when we know Him, all the things we want to let go of, and all the things we wish to possess, are possible.