Happy New Year, everyone! With the coming of a new year, I’m reminded of God’s power to make new. So, as you begin 2016, here are 16 Bible passages that speak of His ability to make new and to renew:
- Psalm 40:3
He has put a new song in my mouth— Praise to our God; Many will see it and fear, And will trust in the Lord.
- Psalm 103:5
Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
- Proverbs 3:9-10
Honor the Lord with your possessions, And with the firstfruits of all your increase;
So your barns will be filled with plenty, And your vats will overflow with new wine.
- Isaiah 43:19
Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness And rivers in the desert.
- Lamentations 3:22-23
Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not.
They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.
- Ezekiel 36:26-27
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will keep My judgments and do them.
- Matthew 26:28
For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
- Romans 6:4
Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
- Romans 7:6
But now we have been delivered from the law, having died to what we were held by, so that we should serve in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter.
- Romans 12:2
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
- 2 Corinthians 4:16
Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day.
- 2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
- Ephesians 4:23-24
And be renewed in the spirit of your mind, and that you put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.
- Colossians 3:9-10
Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him
- Hebrews 10:19-22
Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way which He consecrated for us, through the veil, that is, His flesh, and having a High Priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.
- Revelation 21:5a
Then He who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.”
I pray that you will experience God’s best in 2016!