Preparing for a Great New YearDecember 27, 2020
 Preparing for a “Great New Year” begins with from the old one!
Philippians 3:13-14 (NLT)
No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, 14 I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.
- “Forgetting the past” means – releasing our 2020 !
1 John 1:9 (NIV)
If we confess our sins, God is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
Jeremiah 31:34 (MSG)
I’ll wipe the slate clean … I’ll forget they ever sinned!
Isaiah 43:25 (NLT)
(God says) “I—yes, I alone—will blot out your sins for my own sake and will never think of them again.”
James 5:16 (MSG)
Make this your common practice: Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you can live together whole and healed.
- “Forgetting the past” also means – getting over our 2020 !
 We prepare for a “Great New Year” by prioritizing !
Philippians 3:12 (NLT)
I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection! But I keep working toward that day when I will finally be all that Christ Jesus saved me for and wants me to be.
- Make one of your New Year’s goals to — make daily !
- Make one of your New Year’s goals” to — raise the bar!
Colossians 3:23 (NCV)
In all the work you are doing, work the best you can. Work as if you were doing it for the Lord, not for people.