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50 New Year's Day Sermons

  • Dr. Ray Pritchard
    Dr. Ray Pritchard is the president of Keep Believing Ministries, in Internet-based ministry serving Christians in 225 countries. He is the author of 29 books, including Stealth Attack, Fire and Rain, Credo, The ABCs of Christmas, The Healing Power of Forgiveness, An Anchor for the Soul and Why Did This Happen to Me? Ray and Marlene, his wife of 39 years, have three sons-Josh, Mark and Nick, two daughters-in-law--Leah and Vanessa, and four grandchildren grandsons: Knox, Eli, Penny and Violet. His hobbies include biking, surfing the Internet, and anything related to the Civil War.
  • 2013 Dec 26
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Here are 50 sermons suitable for the start of a new year.

Please feel free to use this material in any way that you like. Use it, amend it, change it, improve it, and make it your own. Perhaps you’ll get some good ideas for a sermon. Or you may want to use it for your own devotional reading as we get ready to launch out into a new year for the Lord.

A New Start

Why I Am Not a Pessimist   
Why We Keep Believing  
Why We Never Give Up   
You Can Stumble, But You Won’t Fall   
Lord, Please Change Me

Growing Faith

He’s in Charge... so Relax!   
On the Victory Side   
Trees Planted by the Water: How to Get Started Right in the New Year   
The Standing Orders of the Gospel   
Will 2014 Be a Happy New Year?   
What We Owe the Past, What We Owe the Future

God’s Grace

What God Remembers That We Forget   
Why God prefers Losers     
Knocked Down But Not Knocked Out   
Four Cracked Pots     
His Love Endures Forever

Doing God’s Will

Come Before Winter  
When You Need to Know, You’ll Know    
How to Have Joy All Year Long     
Do You Know What Time It Is

Hope for the Future

Are You Willing to Wait for God?
Iron Shoes: God’s Promise for Every New Year   
God Finishes What He Starts    
Yet   
One Word You Shouldn’t Say in 2014   
Three Things Not to Worry About Next Year     
Overcoming Fear of the Future

Spiritual Growth

Press On!   
Three Hard Words That Could Change Your Life
Let Us Fix Our Eyes on Jesus   
Living on a Spiritual Plateau, Part 1   
Living on a Spiritual Plateau, Part 2 
Strength for the Journey    
Think on These Things    
A Friend in High Places

Contentment

Time to Get Rid of Your Worries
Three Things Not to Worry About Next Year   
Grumblers Anonymous    
How to be Happy in Babylon    
Some Advice to the Discontented    
Have a Blast While You Last     
Daily Bread Living   
Peace, Be Still! A Short Sermon from the Sea of Galilee

Letting Go of the Past

The Year of Good Riddance    
What Christ Does With Failure

Dealing with Hard Times

Fear Not!     
Why God Makes It Hard When It Ought to be Easy   
Why is Life so Hard?    
There is No Growth Without Struggle    
Can God Set a Table in the Wilderness?

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