Tag: New Year’s Day

  • New Beginnings and New Hope

    New Beginnings and New Hope

    “I am no longer my own, but thine. Put me to what thou wilt, rank me with whom thou wilt. Put me to doing, put me to suffering. Let me be employed by thee or laid aside for thee, exalted for thee or brought low for thee. Let me be full, let me be empty.…

  • 2021 In Review: God Is In Control; I Am Not

    2021 In Review: God Is In Control; I Am Not

    In this post, I take a look back at the last year. One big lesson is that there are so many things we cannot control. We need to put our trust in God.

  • Thanking God on New Year’s Day

    Thanking God on New Year’s Day

    Most people have something to thank God for from 2020. We can find ourselves focusing too much on the negative things that we forget the good things He has done for and in us.

  • 2020: A Year of Vision

    2020: A Year of Vision

    Maybe, as you are reading this and beginning a new year, you sense that God is calling you to something greater than the usual New Year’s resolutions in 2020. Perhaps He is calling you to bring your hopes, dreams, and visions to Him, align them with His vision for your life, and allow His wisdom…

  • The Blood and the Name of Jesus

    The Blood and the Name of Jesus

    On the eighth day since the birth of Jesus, we commemorate the circumcision of Christ, at which time He was formally given the name “Jesus.” On the eighth day, Jewish boys would be circumcised (Leviticus 12:3), and it is during this ceremony that the baby received his name. One can essentially say that Jesus shed…