Godly New Year's Resolutions

a mini-sermon
by Michael Fischer
(Outline only)

II Corinthians 5:17

17Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

I Thessalonians 5:16-18
16Rejoice evermore. 17Pray without ceasing. 18In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
"This year, I will cultivate a Godly attitude."
I Thessalonians 5:21-22
21Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. 22Abstain from all appearance of evil.
"This year, I will purify my life."
Philippians 4:6-7
6Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. 7And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
"This year, I will stop worrying and start trusting God more."
Galatians 6:9
9And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
"This year, I will not give up doing what is right."
Ephesians 5:15-16
15See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, 16Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
"This year, I will stop wasting God's time."
II Peter 1:5-8
5And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; 6And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; 7And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. 8For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
"This year, I will be diligent to grow in the Lord."
I Peter 4:10-11
10As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 11If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
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