WFW: All Things New

December 30, 2009


Everyone is talking about the New Year coming up. In the back of my mind is the very weighty realization that… I will now have to remember to write “10” on my checks instead of “09.” It usually takes me about 2 months to get it down regular. :blink:

With the New Year, my thoughts turn to what God has done, to make things new. Look at these terrific scriptures!!

…[I]f any one is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation… 2 Corinthians 5:17-18

Behold, days are coming, says the Lord, and I will make an end on the house of Israel and on the house of Judah; a new covenant shall be, not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day I took hold of their hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt, because they did not continue in My covenant, and I did not regard them, says the Lord. For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put My Laws into their mind and write them in their hearts, and I will be their God, and they shall be My people. Hebrews 8:8-10

Therefore, brothers, having boldness to enter into the Holy of Holies by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way which He has consecrated for us through the veil, that is to say, His flesh; and having a High Priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies having been washed with pure water. Hebrews 10:19-22

Rev 21:5 And He sitting on the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And He said to me, Write, for these words are true and faithful.

I pray that this New Year is new to you in more ways than just in time, or in resolutions. Jesus Christ makes all things new within us!

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4 Responses to “WFW: All Things New”

  1. Karen Says:

    I hope you have a Happy New Year celebration and that the new year brings you joy.

  2. The Other Alice Says:

    Amen! And what I think is so neat is that that word “new” literally means new, not in age, but in quality!

  3. akaGaGa Says:

    Nice verses, Rebecca. Comforting verses. Verses that inspire us to be all that we can be.

    Blessings to you and yours for the new year.

  4. Michael Says:

    I agree with you. When we write checks it may take some time to get the 2010 thing remembered. I like the different scriptures that you added to this post also.

    I thought of an interesting New Years Resolution that can be done since you mentioned it. Many make resolutions and then don’t keep the. This year a good resolution could be to keep some old ones from last year, or the year before.

    May you and your family have a blessed year in 2010.