Scriptural New Year’s Resolutions

By the late Vi Maclin
1. “And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength…” Mark 12:30
2. “…thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” Mark 12:31
3. “Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” Colossians 3:2
4, “Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.” Hebrews 10:25
5. “Neglect not the gift that is in you.” I Timothy 4:14a
6. “Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him is store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.” I Corinthians 16:2
7. “Pray without ceasing.” I Thessalonians 5:17
8. “In every thing give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” I Thessalonians 5:18
9. “Abstain from all appearance of evil.” I Thessalonians 5:22
10. “Add to you faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; and to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; and to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.” 2 Peter 1:5-7.
11. “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6.
12. “Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15
13. “Here am I; send me…” Isaiah 6:8
14.”Unto Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages world without end.” Ephesians 3:21
15. “Therefore by ye also ready; for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh.” Matthew 24:44

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