Today’s devotional is a prayer for this new year at hand written by Rebecca Barlow Jordan that’s a wonderful way to begin this new season we’re heading into. For those times when you are a bit stuck in your prayer life Crosswalk.com has an assortment of written prayers to get you over the hump and moving forward again.
“Lord Jesus, I come to you in this brand new year with a desire to move forward, not backward. Last year is gone, and with it all the foolish mistakes I made. I’m eager to put the past behind and to press on toward the mark of knowing you, loving you, serving you, and making Your name known in this coming year.
I don’t ask for cheap grace, because I know it cost You, Your life. You gave everything for me, so I could have a new beginning—every day of every year. Thank You for Your underserved favor and unlimited mercy—and Your grace, that keeps on giving. Thank You for making me Your child. Forgive me for ignoring Your voice at times, for pursuing my own pleasures, and for letting my priorities slip. Your promise is like gold to me: Your offer of forgiveness, Your unfailing compassion, and Your new mercies daily.
I need You, Lord. Without You, I can’t meet read more
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