Hope For The New year


Sharing another post from last year.

Holding on to Jesus


This last year was one of the hardest for me on a physical level. It literally wore me out. Even other years where I had major surgery and months of recuperation and physical therapy; none of those made me as exhausted as I feel right now and as I have been feeling for almost six months now.

As December came to a close, I wanted to go into the new year feeling different, maybe feeling excited or all lit up just waiting to see what God was gonna do. But I didn’t. I couldn’t even draw up enough energy to get excited as I looked ahead.

But my God was with me. He saw and understood what I needed. He gave me a series of verses that have given me hope for this coming year and you can claim them as yours too. Promises of Who He is and What…

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  1. Brenda, I understand how you feel. 2019 has been a really difficult year for me too, both emotionally and physically. As it comes to an end, my confession is similar to yours. God has gone before me and He has been with me. I have a different list of verses than yours, but the message is the same. My prayer is that 2020 will be a better year for both of us, as we dwell in God’s presence and His Word.

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    • Thank you Barbara. I would love to see your list of verses if you want to share them.
      I have been learning to abide in Him. That’s my word for this year. Abide. My OCD has a hard time resting in Him without knowing all the details and understanding His ways, so I need to remind myself constantly to take a deep breath and just abide.
      May God bless you richly this year Barbara.


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