Prayer for a New Year

Dear God,

As we begin this new year, we come to You with humble hearts, seeking Your guidance and direction. Help us to trust in Your plan for our lives and to follow Your will for us.

We pray that You would bless us with strength, courage, and wisdom as we navigate the challenges and opportunities that this new year will bring. May we turn to You in times of difficulty and rejoice in Your goodness and love.

We also pray for those around us, that You would watch over and protect our loved ones and bring healing and hope to those who are in need.

May this new year be a time of growth and transformation for us as we seek to serve You and others with joy and gratitude.

We pray all of this in the precious name of Jesus, our Savior. Amen.

Suggested Bible Readings

Psalm 118:24 ESV

This is the day that the Lord has made;
    let us rejoice and be glad in it.

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Psalm 90:12 ESV

So teach us to number our days
    that we may get a heart of wisdom.

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Ecclesiastes 3:1 ESV

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:

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Philippians 4:6 ESV

do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

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1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

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