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Bible verses for New Year will help you as you start thinking about a new beginning, a chance to start again and these verses reflect that… new life, new hopes and new plans. They’re all about God giving us a fresh start when we start to believe in Him and how He supplies our needs in abundance.
January sees the celebrations of two new years – that of the Gregorian calendar on 1st January and at the end of January, the Chinese New Year. Whichever one you celebrate, and you may even celebrate both, here are some Bible Verses to meditate over as you reset, recalibrate and make resolutions.
Because Jesus was raised from the dead, we’ve been given a brand-new life and have everything to live for, including a future in heaven—and the future starts now
1 Peter 1:3 (MSG)
“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT)
Anyone united with the Messiah gets a fresh start, is created new. The old life is gone; a new life burgeons!
2 Corinthians 5:17 (MSG)
“Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean… And I will give you a new heart with new and right desires.”
Ezekiel 36:25-26 (NLT)
I am focussing all my energies on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead…
Philippians 3:13-14 (NLT)
Be still in the presence of the LORD, and wait patiently for him to act.
Psalm 37:7 (NLT)
Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each day.
The LORD bless you and keep you;
the LORD make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you;
the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.
Numbers 6:24-26 (ESV)
Let the favour of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!
Psalm 90:17 (ESV)
May he grant you your heart’s desire and fulfil all your plans!
Psalm 20:4 (ESV)
You crown the year with your bounty; your wagon tracks overflow with abundance.
Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old.
Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?
Isaiah 43:18-19 (ESV)
The heart of man plans his way,
but the LORD establishes his steps.
Proverbs 16:9 (ESV)
Create in me a clean heart, O God,
and renew a right spirit within me.
Psalm 51:10 (ESV)
Commit your work to the LORD,
and your plans will be established.
Proverbs 16:3 (ESV)
Do not be conformed to this world, bu be transformed by the renewal of the mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Now you’re dressed in a new wardrobe. Every item of your new way of life is custom-made by the Creator, with His label on it. All the old fashions are now obsolete.
Colossians 3:10 (MSG)
So there you have it… 17 Bible Verses for New Year to encourage you and to give you hope for the future!
Remember… GOD says it best!