“Twenty-Three Things To Do In 2023”
Saturday, December 31, 2022
Twenty-Three Things To Do In 2023
- Pray - “Then He spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart” (Lk. 18:1).
- Read - “Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine” (1 Tim.4:13).
- Search - “These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so” (Acts 17:11).
- Meditate - “I will meditate on Your precepts, And contemplate Your ways. I will delight myself in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word” (Psa. 119:15-16).
- Abstain - “Abstain from every form of evil” (1 Thess. 5:22).
- Cast - “Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you” (1 Pet. 5:7).
- Seek - “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him” (Heb. 11:6).
- Forgive - “And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors” (Mt. 6:12).
- Invite - “Therefore go into the highways, and as many as you find, invite to the wedding.’” (Mt. 22:9).
- Grow - “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen” (2 Pet. 3:18).
- Love - “Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” (Mt.22:37).
- Follow - “For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps:” (1 Pet. 2:21).
- Listen - “Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD” (Psa. 34:11).
- Trust - “Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, And He shall bring it to pass” (Psa. 37:5).
- Forget - “Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead” (Phil. 3:13).
- Visit - “Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world” (Jam. 1:27).
- Encourage - “Therefore, when we could no longer endure it, we thought it good to be left in Athens alone, and sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you and encourage you concerning your faith” (1 Thess. 3:1-2).
- Serve - “For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another” (Gal. 5:13).
- Purify - “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded” (Jam. 4:8).
- Thank - “On that day David first delivered this psalm into the hand of Asaph and his brethren, to thank the LORD: Oh, give thanks to the LORD! Call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples! (1 Chron. 16:7-8).
- Add - “But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness, to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love. For if these things are yours and abound, you will be neither barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ” (2 Pet. 1:5-8).
- Obey - “He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered. And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him” (Heb. 5:8-9).
- Abide - “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me” (John 15:4).