10 Awesome Christian Quotes for the New Year

10 Awesome Christian Quotes for the New Year

Updated on January 15, 2018

Happy New Year! Don’t you just love new beginnings? No matter what last year held for you – happiness and success, or pain and sorrow – January is a time for renewal. A clean slate. A fresh start.

As you set your goals and make your resolutions, keep the following quotes in mind. Ten awesome Christian quotes for the new year. I hope they give you fresh insight into our awesome God – the God of new beginnings.

Let’s get started!

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10 Christian Quotes for the New Year

I love good quotes and pithy sayings. They motivate me and keep me on track. This year, I plan to collect my favorite quotes in a pretty journal dedicated for this purpose.

Green Leaf Journal

This post highlights actionable quotes by ten well-known Christian communicators. Inspiriting words from some of my favorite authors, pastors, and teachers.

It’s a good start, as new year’s quotes go. But I’d like to expand the list. That’s where YOU can help!

Head over to the comments to share YOUR favorite Christian quotes for the new year. I can’t wait to read your inspiration, and I just might add it to my collection. 😉

Now, on to the quotes:

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1. Anchor Yourself to God’s Grace

Chuck Swindoll

Quote: “Let’s make one resolution this year: to anchor ourselves to God’s grace.”

Author: Chuck Swindoll [visit his website]
Source: This Month’s Letter

2. Fix Your Eyes on the Lord

Elisabeth Elliot

Quote: “New Year’s Day is a good time to fix one’s eyes on the only One who knows what the year is to hold.”

Author: Elisabeth Elliot [visit her website]
Source: Secure in the Everlasting Arms

3. Get to Know God Better

Oswald Chambers

Quote: “Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading.”

Author: Oswald Chambers [read more here]
Source: My Utmost for His Highest

4. Start Each Day With God’s Word

Elizabeth George

Quote: “This one simple act of beginning each day with God sets [you] on the path of wisdom.”

Author: Elizabeth George [visit her website]
Source: Jim and Elizabeth George

5. Right the Story of Your Life

David Jeremiah

Quote: “It’s time to begin righting the story of your life.”

Author: David Jeremiah [visit his website]
Source: Baptist Press


6. Fulfill God’s Purpose for Your Life

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Quote: “We’re most happy when we’re enjoying God and fulfilling His purpose for our life.”

Author: Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth [visit her website]
Source: Revive Our Hearts

7. Watch God Work Through You

John MacArthur

Quote: “Enter the coming year with renewed hope in the power of God to do through you what you cannot.”

Author: John MacArthur [visit his website]
Source: Daily Readings From the Life of Christ

8. Expect Greater Days Ahead

Tony Evans

Quote: “May your days ahead be greater than the days gone by.”

Author: Tony Evans [visit his website]
Source: The Urban Alternative

9. Wherever You Are, Be All There

Jim Elliot

Quote: “Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.”

Author: Jim Elliot [read more here]
Source: The Journals of Jim Elliot

10. Remember This: God’s Plans Never Fail

Charles Stanley

Quote: “Although our New Year’s resolutions may quickly crumble, God’s plans never fail.”

Author: Charles Stanley [visit his website]
Source: From the Pastor’s Heart

10 Awesome Christian Quotes for the New Year

And Now, Over to You

Thank you for reading my collection of Christian quotes for the new year. Now it’s YOUR turn to chime in. What big events await you in 2018? What guidance do you need for your future, health, work, or marriage?

I’d love to hear about your plans for 2018 – and how your favorite quotes can inspire you to reach your goals. Let’s fill the comments with friendly conversation.

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Blessings, Annette


Feature photos: Erich Westendarp | Pixabay | CC0
Author photos: Author biographies and/or press kits
Reference source: Beliefnet, Christian Quotes

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