Hi Kathleen, thanks for visiting and sharing your devotional about the New Year
Here it is, mid-January, two weeks into the new year. If I’d made New Year’s resolutions, this is about the time I’d be feeling the disappointment of breaking them. As 2018 stepped aside and ushered in a new year, I was reminded that time is a tool of man. Using God’s creation, we divided it into years, months, weeks, days, hours. I could go on, but you get the picture. We look at the changing of a year as a monumental event, but the Bible has something different to say.
God’s word shows time as a continuous phenomenon. He says that his mercies are new every morning (Lam.3:23). He says that the old has passed away (2Cor.5:17). And He says that He is making all things new (Rev.21:5).
There isn’t an isolated moment in time when we receive His mercies. Instead, they are bestowed on us daily. God knows how hard it is to stay the course, whatever your goals may be. He knows we …