20 Wonderful Quotes to Begin the New Year
Every January, we get excited about the chance to start again. Whether the previous year was full of successes and happiness, or tragedy and sorrow, we look forward to doing better in the new year. As you make your goals and resolutions for the new year, I hope that these quotes and verses can give you insight into our God of new beginnings.
Never decide on anything or start to do anything while emotion is agitating like a roaring sea. Again, during that time even our conscience is rendered unreliable.
- Watchman Nee
You shall eat old store long kept, and you shall clear out the old to make way for the new.
- Leviticus 26:10
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.
- Blaise Pascal
It's time to begin righting the story of your life.
- David Jeremiah
Our quitting point is God's beginning point.
- Woodrow Kroll
Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.
- Jim Elliot
So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself.
- Florence Nightingale
Faith...involves trusting in the future promises of God and waiting for their fulfillment.
- R. C. Sproul
What we do today is more important than what we plan to do in the future.
- Jack Hyles
Being in Christ, it is safe to forget the past; it is possible to be sure of the future; it is possible to be diligent in the present.
- Alexander MacLaren
A revival is nothing else than a new beginning of obedience to God.
- Charles Finney
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.
- Psalm 40:3
The only way to get rid of your past is to make a future out of it. God will waste nothing.
- Phillips Brooks
God specializes in giving people a fresh start.
- Rick Warren
It is better to make a thousand failures than to be too cowardly to ever undertake anything.
- Clovis G. Chappell
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
- Peter Marshall
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
- 2 Corinthians 5:17
Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading.
- Oswald Chambers
In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
- Proverbs 3:6
Nothing paralyzes our lives like the attitude that things can never change. We need to remind ourselves that God can change things. Outlook determines outcome. If we see only the problems, we will be defeated; but if we see the possibilities in the problems, we can have victory.
- Warren Wiersbe
I pray that these quotes and verses have helped you. Always remember that God specializes in new beginnings!