25 New Year Bible Verses to Renew Our Hope and Faith

Christianity.com Editorial Staff
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Celebrate the dawn of a new year with the divine teachings of God's word! Reading New Year Bible verses help us to leave the past behind, remember God's promises, and discover guidance for the year ahead. The New Year offers us a time to reflect on the past year and focus on our goals and ambitions for the coming year. It's no doubt that this past year brought struggles and hardships for most of us. However, it is through God's Word and reading Bible verses that we are reminded of the peace and strength that God promises. Whatever you faced this year, and whatever may come in the New Year, you can rest in God's unfailing love. 

Explore this collection of scripture quotes for inspiration of a new beginning and renewed love, hope, and faith. Find Bible verses for encouragement into the new year for yourself and to share with family and friends! May we take this time to refocus our hearts and minds on God's love and live by faith in Him.

God Bless You in the New Year of 2021!

new year bible verses, Jeremiah 29:11

New Year Bible Verses for Hope in 2021

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." ~ Jeremiah 29:11

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope." ~ Romans 15:13

"Through Him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us." ~ Romans 5:2-5

new year bible verses, hebrews 11:1

New Year Scriptures for Faith

"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." ~ Hebrews 11:1

"And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him." ~ Hebrews 11:6

"And Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God. Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." ~ Mark 11:22-24

new year bible verses, Philippians 4:4

Bible Verses for Joy in the New Year

"Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice." ~ Philippians 4:4

"Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full." ~ John 16:24

"A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones." ~ Proverbs 17:22

new year bible verses, Deuteronomy 31:8

Scriptures for Inspiration in the New Year

"Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you" ~ Deuteronomy 31:8

"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." ~ Romans 8:28

"Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." ~ Isaiah 40:10

new year bible verses, 1 John 3:16

Bible Quotes to Renew Your Love

"By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers. But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth." ~ 1 John 3:16-18

"But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us." ~ Romans 5:8

"So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him." ~ 1 John 4:16

new year bible verses, galatians 2:20

Bible Verses about Being a New Person in Christ

"I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." ~ Galatians 2:20

"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come." ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17

"Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect." ~ Romans 12:2

new year bible verses, Thessalonians 5:11

Encouraging Bible Verses for the New Year

"Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing." ~ Thessalonians 5:11

"And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near." ~ Hebrews 10:24-25

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him." ~ John 3:16-17

"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm." ~ Ephesians 6:10-13

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new year bible verses, new beginning, Isaiah 43:19

Scriptures about a New Beginning

"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." ~ Isaiah 43:19

"But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall." ~ Malachi 4:2

"And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” ~ Revelation 21:5


Originally published December 03, 2020.