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29 Life-Changing New Year Bible Quotes For 2024

A brand new year can bring a mix of emotions – excitement for what’s to come in your family, but also a feeling of uncertainty and fear. However, as we enter into the new year, we can find strength and guidance through inspirational quotes from the Bible.

You’ll read the most inspirational New Year Bible quotes and be reminded of God’s promises for your life in the year ahead.

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29 Life-Changing New Year Bible Quotes For 2024

My prayer for you is that the new year brings you closer to God and His will for your life.

Here’s a collection of New Year Bible verses to inspire and encourage you as we enter into a new year.

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Jeremiah 29:11

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

This year as you let go of the former things you left behind in your life you can trust in God’s plan for you. He has great things in store for you and the possibilities of new beginnings are greater than our own understanding.

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Isaiah 43:19

“Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.”

This verse reminds us that God can make a way even in the most difficult and seemingly impossible situations. Trust in Him to bring new beginnings and blessings into your life this year.

You’ll always have a fresh start with Jesus Christ because he gives everyone who comes to him a new heart.

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Lamentations 3:22-23

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

No matter what struggles or challenges you may face in this new year, always remember that God’s love and mercy for you will never end. Every morning is a fresh start to dive into God’s word and to experience His faithfulness and goodness.

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2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.”

Through the Lord’s great love for you, you’re made new and your past no longer defines you. The former way of love is gone and your new self in Christ will shine bright.

As you enter into a new year, trust in God’s plan for your life. He has great plans for you. All you need to do is let go of any past mistakes or regrets and look forward to what God has in store for you. Remember, every morning is a fresh start with Jesus.

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Isaiah 43:18

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.”

Your former way of life may have held you back, but God is calling you to let go of any negative thoughts or habits that have weighed you down. This coming year you can start anew, free from any past burdens or mistakes. In His great mercy, He will see you through your hard times and give you the perfect gift: a fresh start.

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Proverbs 16:3

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”

My prayer for you is that you’ll see the biggest desire of your heart be achieved according to the will of God. As you step into the coming year, commit your plans and good works to God’s hands and trust in His perfect timing. He will establish your steps as you continue to seek Him.

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Galatians 6:9

“And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.”

Don’t give up on going about doing good, even when it seems like no one notices or appreciates them. The Father of our Lord Jesus Christ promises you that goodness and reward will come to you if you don’t give up. He sees all and will reward you for your faithfulness.

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Joshua 1:9

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

No matter what challenges or uncertainties lie ahead this year, remember that God is always with you. He is the God of hope and courage, and He will never leave you or forsake you. So have faith, be strong and courageous, for He is guiding your steps every day.

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1 Peter 1:22

“Love one another deeply, from the heart.”

The start of a new year brings so many opportunities if you’ll look for them. A new day to share God’s grace with someone who tested your patience, a fresh opportunity to speak words of encouragement and love to someone who’s feeling down, a chance to show kindness to a stranger. So as you start this year, make it your goal to love deeply, from the heart, just as Christ loves you.

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Romans 12:2

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.”

When was the last time you let someone (or something, like social media) keep you from the word of God? Do you read your scriptures as often as you look at your phone? Are you more concerned with fitting in than following the commandments? Make a decision this year to be transformed by renewing your mind, instead of conforming to the world’s patterns. It will bring you so much peace and joy.

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Proverbs 16:9

“In their hearts, humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.”

Maybe this past year didn’t go according to your plan, but I hope you saw the Lord’s hand in your life. Jesus Christ is the God of Israel and He is the same yesterday, today and forever. So trust in Him this year as you make plans and set goals. Seek His guidance and direction every step of the way. He knows what’s best for you.

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Colossians 3:17

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus.”

What better gift can you bring than to acknowledge God’s hand in everything you do? In every conversation, in every action, in every decision you make, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus. Let His light shine through you and let your actions be a reflection of His love and grace. That is truly living out your faith.

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Deuteronomy 31:8

“The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”

No matter what obstacles or challenges come your way this year, know that God is always by your side. The unfailing love of the Lord can turn a heart of stone into a heart of flesh. He will never leave you or forsake you, so trust in Him and have faith that He will guide you through every storm.

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Romans 12:12

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”

God’s faithfulness is unwavering. In times of trouble, hold onto the light of the world. Trust in the word of Christ and in God’s faithfulness. His timing for his blessings is perfect because his promises are for eternity. Just remember to pray always. Prayer is a powerful tool that connects us directly to God, and He wants to hear from you, my dear friends.

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Philippians 3:13-14

“Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”

Don’t let past failures or successes hold you back from reaching new heights this year. Learn from the past and keep pressing forward toward God’s calling for your life. You will always find life full of difficult situations but the Lord’s holy arm will always support and guide you.

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Psalm 28:7

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.”

When you feel weak or overwhelmed, remember that God is your strength and He will help you through anything. The hearts of men and women of faith praise the name of God for he is an ever-present help in times of need. Trust in His power and let Him be your shield against any doubts or fears that may come your way.

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2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”

Let go of any shame or guilt from past mistakes and embrace the new identity you have in Christ. He takes the deceitful desires of our old self and can turn us into a living sacrifice for him. Trust in His transformative power and walk boldly in the truth of who you are in Him.

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Ephesians 4:2

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”

Practice humility and patience with others this year, even when it’s difficult. I know through the power of the holy spirit this is possible. Your actions can reflect the love of Christ and show kindness to all those around you – even the ones who need the mercies of God the most. Remember, patience is a virtue that leads to peace and understanding in all relationships. I hope you find yourself the likeness of God as you extend grace and love to others.

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Isaiah 40:31

“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.”

The word of truth is beautiful, and it tells us that those who put their trust in the Lord will be able to soar on wings like eagles. Trusting in God’s timing and plans can be challenging when we want quick results or answers, but remember that His ways are higher than our own. Have patience and hope in Him, for He is faithful to renew your strength.

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Psalm 23:4

“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

Even in your darkest moments, God is with you, and you don’t need to fear. Somedays you might feel like he left you for a little time, but He’s there. His rod and staff provide comfort and protection as you navigate through challenging situations. Remember to lean on Him for strength and trust that He will guide you and become a living hope for you.

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Philippians 4:13

“I can do all things through Him who gives me strength.”

The love of God is a limitless source of strength and power for you. With Him, you can accomplish anything, even securing for yourself the blessing of eternal life to the faithful. There are so many New Year wishes I want for you. But above all, I pray that you find your strength in God and trust in His plan for your life. With Him by your side, there is nothing you cannot do.

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Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

Because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, you are blessed with the ability to trust in God completely. This verse reminds you to not rely on your understanding or your own plans, but instead submit to God and His will for your life. Trusting Him fully can be difficult, but know that He has a perfect plan and good things for you. He ultimately wants what’s best for you. So have faith in him and may the peace of Christ rule in your heart this new year.

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Matthew 6:33

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

True righteousness comes from seeking God’s kingdom first. It means putting Him above all else and centering your life around His will. This verse is a reminder to prioritize God in all aspects of your life, and He will bless you with everything you need.

As you enter this new year, make it a priority to seek God and His righteousness above all else. Trust that everything else will fall into place as you put Him first.

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Philippians 4:6-7

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”

The best way to combat worry and anxiety is through prayer. This verse encourages you to bring all your burdens and requests to God, with a heart of thanksgiving. And when you do, He promises to give you peace that surpasses all understanding. So make it a habit this new year to turn to God in every situation and trust in His perfect peace.

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Hebrews 12:1-2

“Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.”

The prize of the upward call of God is worth every sacrifice and struggle. I hope this verse reminds you to put aside anything that hinders you from fully pursuing your faith in Jesus. Fix your eyes on him and he will turn you from a better person into something beautiful because he is the author and perfecter of our faith.

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Ephesians 4:22-24

“You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.”

There’s something sacred about holding a newborn baby for the first time. This new birth is the hopes and dreams that the parents have for their child. In the same way, when you accept Jesus as your Savior, you are born again and the old things of your life are gone. You can be made new. God’s removing from your heart those negative attitudes and disbeliefs you have and molding you into his image of true righteousness. So embrace the beauty of new beginnings in this New Year, as you continue to grow in your faith and become more like Jesus.

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Psalm 25:1

“Unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.”

Of the many New Year’s resolutions you make for yourself, let the most important one be to lift your soul to the Lord. This means surrendering all of yourself – your thoughts, emotions, desires and actions – to him. As you do this, you will find that his peace and joy fill your heart in a way that nothing else can. Christ can take his perfect will for your life and mold it into something beautiful. So as you enter this New Year, remember to always lift your soul to the Lord and allow him to guide you in all that you do.

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Exodus 40:2

“On the first day of the first month shalt thou set up the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation.”

The Tabernacle was the holy dwelling place of God where the Israelites would offer sacrifices and seek his presence. In the same way, as you leave the previous year behind and seek a new spirit in Christ, may your heart be like the Tabernacle – a holy place where God can dwell with you. Invite him into all aspects of your life and set up his presence as the foundation for this New Year. Let your relationship with God be at the center of everything you do.

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James 1:17

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.”

God is in the smallest details of your life because you are His child. He cares about who you’re with on New Year’s Eve, what you’re planning to eat for your first meal of the year, and every other little detail in between. As you reflect on the past year and look forward to the new one, remember that every good gift comes from above. So trust in God’s perfect plan for your life and be grateful for all His blessings.

As you embark on a happy new year, remember to go with a grateful and humble heart, trusting in God’s plans for your life. You can hold on to His promises and seek His guidance and inspiration each day.

I hope these inspirational Bible verses for the New Year bring a special spirit into your heart and home. My prayer for you is you may see a loving Father in Heaven guiding you throughout the year.

And most importantly, may you grow closer to God and experience His love in a deeper and more meaningful way.

Happy New Year.

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