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31 Reasons to Start the Year With Jesus

Do we really need a reason to start the year with our hearts and minds stayed on Jesus? No, but it's a wonderful reminder of His greatness. Join us as we reflect on some of the reasons we love our Savior and why we keep our hearts and minds towards Him at the start of 2022!

1. Because Christ redeemed me. (John 3:16-17, Ephesians 1:7)
2. Because He loved me first. (1 John 4:19)
3. Because I can trust Him. (Psalm 3:5, 56:3-4)
4. Because out of all the people on earth, past and present, God knows my name. (Isaiah 43:1, Psalm 139:13-16)
5. Because Jesus is my Best Friend. (Proverbs 18:24, John 15:13-15)
6. Because even when I’m overwhelmed there is joy in His presence. (Psalm16:11)
7. Because He chose me. (John 15:16)
8. Because Jesus is always with me. (Isaiah 41:10, Romans 8:38-39)
9. Because Jesus always hears my prayers. (Isaiah 65:24)
10. Because Jesus is my mediator. (1 Timothy 2:5)
11. Because He gave my life meaning and purpose. (Matthew 28:20)
12. Because He put gifts inside me that make me usable for His glory. (James 1:17, Romans 11:29)
13. Because Jesus knows me and is gracious to me anyway. (Isaiah 30:8, Psalm 103:8)
14. Because the Lord fights for me. (Exodus 14:14)
15. Because He gives me strength. (Psalm 18:1-2; Isaiah 40:29,31; Psalm 73:26)
16. Because He is ready to forgive me when I fail. (Psalm 30:5, 1 John 1:9)
17. Because He keeps me from failing if I stay in Him. (Philippians 4:13
18. Because He leads and guides me. (Proverbs 3:6, 32:8; John 16:13)
19. Because I can give Him my burdens. (Psalm 55:22)
20. Because He invites me to delight myself in Him. (Psalm 37:4-5)
21. Because God gives me His wisdom when I have none of my own. (James 1:5)
22. Because He delivers me from fear. (2 Timothy 1:7)
23. Because God believes in me when I don’t believe in myself. (Joshua 1:9)
24. Because God is my Comfort. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4, Psalm 23:4)
25. Because God is my Peace. (John 14:27, Philippians 4:7)
26. Because God is my Help. (Psalm 121:1-2)
27. Because God is my Healer. (Jeremiah 17:14, 33:6; Isaiah 53:5; James 5:15, Exodus 15:26)
28. Because God is my Protector. (Psalm 91 – Whole Chapter)
29. Because God makes me beautiful and establishes the work of my hands. (Psalm 90:17)
30. Because He has made me His child. (Galatians 4:6-7)
31. Because He makes all things NEW, including me. (Isaiah 43:19, 2 Corinthians5:17-21, Revelations 21:5)

Join the conversation. Can you think of any additional reasons to start the New Year (2022) with Jesus? Please share your comments. Also, join us daily on facebook everyday in the month of January as we explore each reason more in depth.

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