Skip Main Navigation
Amazing Facts - God's Message Is Our Mission!
   |  

News & Events » AF Blog

separator

Making a Fresh Start

January 02, 2018
Making a Fresh Start
As the New Year begins, most of us long for a fresh start in our lives. Countless numbers of individuals make resolutions about how the new year will bring great change, but the challenge comes when those resolutions fail. As Christians, we have the opportunity to make a new start each day—with the grace of Christ to help us when we fall short of our own expectations or His.

We find assurance in God’s Word, knowing that He will do this work in our lives: “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” (Ezekiel 36:26, 27). While we can never measure up on our own, God offers us everything we need—a new heart and His Holy Spirit to give us the power to live a life that is pleasing to Him.

This new life is only available to us because of the great sacrifice Christ made on Calvary’s cross. That incredible gift of heaven allows God to be just and, at the same time, “through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever” (Hebrews 13:20, 21).

God has been working since before the foundation of our world, giving us every opportunity to enjoy the blessings of His redeeming love. He freely offers us everything we need, all He asks of us is that we accept His gracious work in our lives and share with others the blessings we have received.

Are you experiencing the amazing gift of salvation in your life each day? Would you like to renew your experience or share it with a friend? Take a moment to share this free resource on the incredible sacrifice of Christ, which gave us the opportunity to be a part of the heavenly family.
 Comments
NOTE: If you have a Bible question for Pastor Doug Batchelor or the Amazing Facts Bible answer team, please submit it by clicking here. Due to staff size, we are unable to answer Bible questions posted in the comments.

To ensure a Christian environment, all comments are strictly moderated.

  1. Be patient! We strive to approve comments the day they are made, but please allow at least 24 hours for your comment to appear. Comments made on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday may not appear until the following Monday.

  2. Un-Christlike comments—name calling, profanity, harassment, ridicule, etc.— will be automatically deleted and the user permanently banned.

  3. Comments containing URLs outside the family of Amazing Facts websites and email addresses will be deleted.

  4. Comments off topic to the article or video may be deleted.

Please note: Approved comments do not constitute an endorsement by the ministry of Amazing Facts or Pastor Doug Batchelor. This website allows dissenting comments and beliefs, but our comment sections are not a forum for ongoing debate. Please be civil to one another.




Amazing Facts is a non-profit, donor-supported ministry.
We greatly appreciate your prayers and financial support.
Donate Now
Latest Broadcasts
Stewardship: Motives of the Heart - Escape From the World’s Ways
Escape From the World’s Ways
Amazing Facts Presents - Evolution, Creation, Logic
Evolution, Creation, Logic
Everlasting Gospel - Home From a Far Country
Home From a Far Country

Verse Of The Day

The LORD bless thee, and keep thee:
- Numbers 6:24

AF Annual Report

Daily Devotional

AN AMAZING FACT: On April 18, 1906, a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of San Francisco. While the quake was felt from Oregon to Los Angeles and as far inland as Nevada, it was the resulting fires that did most of the damage. The fires raged for four days and nights and left 490 city blocks charred—a total a...


Back To Top