Bible verses to help you keep your New Year's resolutions
Father Jonathan Morris weighs in
- Duration 3:58
- Date Jan 1, 2013
Father Jonathan Morris weighs in
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Chances I have -- -- New Year's resolution already people have said.
Doing it just is doing it to have been doing it since the days of Julius Caesar.
They then turned to faith to help them keep their promises.
And reach their goals other Jonathan Morris joins us live this morning when -- made any new years resolution is our most people have not made.
Here's your ex Soviet.
-- threw it right.
Get that most people who are watching us either -- or not the state of understand standing -- On the bed yet of paralysis and they're so good anyway that they I don't even need to make in -- resolution but.
My suggestion is to -- -- one.
Is that we look for deeper motivation to keep New Year's resolutions that we can all say -- -- don't know lose ten pounds -- weren't trying to be nicer to somebody.
But what are the deep motivations.
That can help us really be faithful to our New Year's resolutions and I had to scripture passages out like.
To show to all of you this morning the first one I think they're gonna put him on a full screen now we'll see if not.
But since -- have -- -- -- I want to say it.
Here's one where you are dead in your life has had with Christ in god.
This is a scripture passage here is recognizing that we have -- -- -- -- -- -- but to Specter's new hope.
Right when he says the scriptures -- -- -- it means that we have seen them that we messed up that we can start again and their life has hidden Christ meaning.
That we -- connected to Jesus who's offering -- a new possibility.
That's one that there is hope for us the second one.
Here's this from Peter one verses four.
To an inheritance incorruptible.
An undue filed in that -- And does not stated that does not fade away preserved in heaven for you that's king James version it's very hard to turn out Soledad it is easy for me but -- it is could not process.
But -- but the point but the point here is once again that there's hope that hasn't.
You can go to the scripture -- you can find motivation -- going here's the second motivation that.
Might I suggest to all of you -- little bit more less scripture and a more rational Allison.
Is -- ask some people you trust.
Ask some -- -- that did this with five people.
Asked people you trust to give you two suggestions -- envelope type a mop.
Of things and unique that that you should be working on it -- it's here it's tough right.
Because it's very easy for us to say I know I need to do -- I want to change this anyway.
But what about those things that you need to be working on that we are not able to grasp ourselves.
I put that suggestion on my FaceBook and Twitter I -- just sitting down doing this with family and friends I trust people thought.
I was saying I need your suggestions and so people start -- all the guys.
I contract as.
But I knew it was very funny that is -- my problem is is in the matter who I asked the old -- I'm perfect -- and I found myself in this quandary every move right you know let them.
You need to ask people who you trust to speak the truth -- I'm happy I did I Danielle lying under what do you think let's do it together.
He doesn't who hasn't had his wife she is that's one of the yankees' Brian this is really disciplines to be serious and -- -- suddenly let's be serious.
-- ask people it's for some -- your wife.
Or someone else does -- right down the things that you could work on this yeah.
She'll be entitled to tell you would have had to keep it -- -- tell -- kids.
Get -- -- -- we come up so I'm gonna send -- an envelope with my suggestions are not out.
I don't know it's me really OK okay and things you can work out OK the point here take.
Take a New Year's seriously got to do something that you feel like doing but to make a better person -- more united to -- into people you -- very good -- -- -- -- thanks so much for coming and I'll try to get that reading of -- done better next time you yelled hitting behind him.
I I blink -- yeah I would change -- an honest folks finding many -- it.