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If anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! - 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NIV)

Each New Year is another chance to achieve what we have not yet achieved. This year I want to be a hard-working student and athlete. However, I sometimes worry that my past failures will affect my future. Second Corinthians 5 tells us that God does not count our failures and...

Today's Prayer
God of new beginnings, be with us during this New Year. Let our past failures drift away. Help us to enjoy new days in your presence. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 43:18-21

Thought for the Day

I will not let the past take my focus away from God’s purpose for me.

Prayer Focus

Those who cannot let go 
 of past failures


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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