Columbia Community Bible Church

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A New Heart for the New Year

Scripture References
All Scriptures NIV unless otherwise noted.


Ezek. 36:26a, “I will give you a new heart...”

Phil. 4:19, “… God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.”

Jesus’ Showed Us What Living With A New Heart Looks Like

Heb. 12:2 “Let us fix our eyes upon Jesus, the Author and Perfecter [or Finisher - KJV] of our faith …”

Jn. 8:29, NASB, “… I always do the things that are pleasing to Him.”

Jn. 7:16 “… ‘My teaching is not My own. It comes from Him who sent Me.’ ”

Jn. 5:30 “By Myself I can do nothing; I judge only as I hear, and My judgment is just, for I seek not to please Myself but Him who sent Me.”

Mt. 4:3-4, 40 “The tempter came to Him [Jesus] and said, ‘If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.’ Jesus answered, ‘It is written: “Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” ’ “Jesus said to him, ‘Away from Me, Satan! For it is written: “Worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only.” ’ ”

Jn. 4:34 “ ‘My food,’ said Jesus, ‘is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work.”

Lk. 19:10 “… the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.”

We Need to Show Others What Living With A New Heart Looks Like

2 Cor. 5:17 “… if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” Gal. 6:15 “Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is a new creation.”

Rom 6:4 “We were therefore buried with Him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.”

2 Cor. 3:18 “And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord's glory, are being transformed into His likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. ”

Eph. 5:10 “… find out what pleases the Lord.”

1 Cor. 10:31 “… whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”

Mt. 28:19-20 “… [teach] … them to obey everything I have commanded you.”

Jam. 4:7 “Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”

Jn. 15:5, NASB, “I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me, and I in him, he bears much fruit; for apart from Me you can do nothing.”

Mt. 7:7-8 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.”

1 Tim. 4:7, NASB, “… discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness; …”

Ps. 1:3 pictures for us “He [or she] is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.”

Jer. 32:39 “….. singleness of heart and action, so that they will always fear [reverence] Me for their own good and the good of their children after them.”

Phil. 3:8-10, “… I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ and be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ — the righteousness that comes from God and is by faith. I want to know Christ and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in His sufferings, becoming like Him in His death, …”

Ps. 51:10 “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

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