Scripture is loaded with amazing guidance about how to transform your life with a fresh start. In particular, the New Testament has a wealth of Bible verses about a new beginning, through Jesus’ suffering on the cross that redeemed humanity from sin — and unlocked the door for our salvation and reconciliation with God.
Ephesians 4:22-24 informs us that receiving Christ enables us to throw away our “former way of life” and to leave behind our “old self.” This includes the negative attitudes and “deceitful desires” that sometimes creep into the human conscience. Believing in Jesus and starting on a quest to live like Him helps to edify each individual into a better person.
Discover a collection of New Year Bible verses for renewal and growth in the coming year of 2021 and beyond. We have gathered the best scripture quotes about new beginnings, hope, faith, vision, fasting, and more for inspiration in the year to come. In addition to verses, use these powerful New Year Prayers in supplication of strength and hope.
22 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; 23 to be made new in the attitude of your minds; 24 and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.
18 "They will return to it and remove all its vile images and detestable idols. 19 I will give them an undivided heart and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh. 20 Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. They will be my people, and I will be their God.
13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.