It’s a new month, it’s YOUR turn for a fresh start!

If you’re feeling discouraged, know that it’s never too late to start over. Whether you’re looking to make a career change, start a new project, or just shift your mindset, God can help bring the fresh start you need. In this blog post, we’ll explore how trusting in God can lead to a renewed outlook and hope for the future.

Bring God Your Nothing

How to Bring God Your Nothing

When life is difficult, it can be hard to trust God. But He still wants us to come to Him with our nothingness and rely on Him for everything. Here are some practical steps on how to bring God your nothing:

1. Acknowledge the Nothingness: It can be hard to admit that you have nothing, but it’s important to recognize what you are going through and acknowledge your own powerlessness in the situation.

2. Pray for Guidance: Once you’ve acknowledged your nothingness, it’s time to ask God for guidance. He can show you a way out of your struggles and help you find a fresh start.

3. Take Action: After praying for guidance, take action based on what God has told you. It may not be easy, but if you trust in Him, He will guide you in the right direction.

4. Accept the Results: Even though it may seem like things aren’t going your way, remember that it is still part of God’s plan for your life. Accept the results, whether good or bad, and know that He is with you every step of the way.

By following these steps, you can bring God your nothing and place all of your trust in Him even when life is difficult so God can bring you a fresh start! Remember that God is with you always and will never leave your side!

God Wants to Give YOU a Fresh Start in Life

How to Receive a Fresh Start from God

1. Try not to make Excuses: We can often make excuses for why we don’t deserve a fresh start. Acknowledge the truth that God loves us and wants to give us a new beginning.

2. Take an Inventory of Your Life: Take some time to reflect on your life and the decisions you’ve made. Be honest with yourself and ask God for forgiveness.

3. Refocus Your Thoughts: Our thoughts can be our biggest enemy when it comes to moving forward in life. Refocus your thoughts on what God wants for your future and not what has happened in the past.

4. Act in Faith: Trusting God means taking steps of faith, no matter how difficult they may be. Step out in faith knowing that God will have your back!

5. Trust God: When it comes to receiving a fresh start, trust is the most important part of the equation. Trust that God will provide you with everything you need and has the perfect plan for your life!

6. Ask Jesus into Your Heart: When we invite Jesus into our hearts, we become born again and all our sins are forgiven. This is the ultimate fresh start!

7. Change What You’re Seeing in Your Heart: If you don’t like your life, change what you’re seeing in your heart by replacing discouragement with encouragement and faith in the Lord!

8. Know That God is Still in Control: Even when it feels like everything is out of control, know that God is still in control and He can give you a fresh start!

9. Rely on Bible Verses for Encouragement and Strength: The Bible offers us many verses that help us trust God through every fresh start and restart!

10. Be Thankful for Every New Beginning!

Isaiah 43:19: “For I am about to do something new”

If you are feeling discouraged or struggling to move on from the previous year, remember that God is able to give you a fresh start. Isaiah 43:19 says, “For I am about to do something new.” This verse is a reminder that God is always working in our lives and can take us from our current situation to something better. Here are some tips on how to trust God for a fresh start:

1. Bring God Your Nothing: Before you can receive a fresh start from the Lord, you must be willing to bring Him your nothing. This means acknowledging that you cannot make it through life on your own and that you need the Lord’s help.

2. Abandon Old Foolish Ways of Sin: In order to move forward and receive a fresh start, we must be willing to abandon our old foolish ways of sin. We must turn away from what we know is wrong and seek out what is right in the Lord’s eyes.

3. Welcome Fresh Starts and New Beginnings: Whenever we receive a new start from God, it is important to embrace it with open arms and a grateful heart. We should not be afraid of starting over or trying something new because we can trust the Lord will guide us in the right direction.

4. Trusting God Through Every Fresh Start and Restart: When we experience a new beginning, it is important to continue trusting in the Lord and His plan for our lives. Each new start and restart is an opportunity for us to grow closer to Him, so make sure that you keep your focus on Him throughout this journey.

5. Don’t Despair if You’re Not Over the Struggles of Last Year: Even if you are not completely over the struggles of last year, don’t despair! The Lord will give you strength and courage as you embark on your new journey with Him.



A New Beginning

Starting a new beginning with God can be a daunting but exciting process. Here are some steps you can take to begin your journey:

1. Begin by praying and asking God to lead you and guide you on your journey. He will always be there for you if you call upon Him.

2. Read the Bible and learn more about the promises of God in scripture. Get familiar with the stories of new beginnings that are found in the Bible.

3. Ask for forgiveness and make a commitment to live a life that is pleasing to God. Confess any sins that may have been holding you back from experiencing a true and lasting new beginning with Him.

4. Surrender yourself completely to God and trust Him to lead you along the path He has chosen for your life.

5. Be open to being changed by the power of the Holy Spirit as He works in your life, transforming it into something beautiful and new.

6. Spend time with other believers who will encourage you, challenge you, and help you grow in faith and understanding of what it means to have a new beginning with God.

7. Finally, be patient as you wait for God’s timing and plan for your life unfold before you—knowing that He is always faithful and loving, no matter what the outcome may be.


Abandon Old Foolish Ways of Sin and Welcome Fresh Starts and New Beginnings

How to Abandon Old Foolish Ways of Sin and Welcome Fresh Starts and New Beginnings

We’ve all been there – feeling stuck in old patterns of sin and struggling to find a way out. You don’t have to stay stuck, though. You can take steps towards abandoning your old habits and embracing new beginnings. Here’s how:

1. Remember the Cross: The cross symbolizes Jesus’ death, which brings us freedom from our old sinful lives. Take time to reflect on this truth and be thankful for the freedom it provides.

2. Respond to God’s Grace: When we accept Jesus’ grace, we must also be willing to change our ways. Start by identifying your sins, repenting of them, and asking God for help in overcoming them.

3. Trust in God: Even when it seems like God may have forgotten you, trust that He is still at work in your life and will ultimately bring you out of your struggles. Take comfort in Psalm 9:10 which says “Those who know your name trust you because you have not abandoned any who seek you, Lord.”

4. Replace Your Habits: Once you’ve been washed clean by Jesus, replace your sinful habits with virtuous habits that will help you stay on track and honor God with your life.

5. Celebrate New Beginnings: Every new day is an invitation from God to start over and create a better future for yourself. As Maya Angelou said “When someone shows you who they are, believe them – the first time.” Instead of being discouraged by what people around you think about God or Jesus or moral issues, remember that He always offers us a fresh start no matter what we’ve done in the past.

6. Rely on Scripture: The Bible is full of verses that remind us of God’s faithfulness!


Trust God Through Every Fresh Start and Restart

When life knocks you down, it can be hard to get up and start again. But with God, you can trust that He will guide you through every restart. Here are some practical ways to help you trust God and make the most of every fresh start:

1. Bring God Your Nothing: Life can be overwhelming, but no matter how big or small your problems may feel, God is big enough to handle them. Take your worries to Him in prayer and rely on His power. He wants to carry your burdens for you, so don’t be afraid to bring Him all your nothing.

2. Let Go of What Was: In order to move forward with a fresh start, you must let go of the past. It’s natural to want to cling onto what was, but trust that God has something greater for you in store. Abandon the old ways of foolishness and welcome new beginnings with an open heart and mind.

3. Rely on His Promises: God has promised He will never leave us nor forsake us (Deuteronomy 31:8). When things seem uncertain in life, turn to His Word for comfort and assurance. The Bible is a source of strength and faithfulness when we need it most.

4. Seek Wise Counsel: It’s important to remember that we don’t have all the answers or know what’s best for us. That’s why it’s important to seek wise counsel from people who can give us godly advice and guidance (Proverbs 11:14). Even better, we can turn directly to God who offers free counseling around the clock (Psalm 32:8).

5. Keep Your Eyes Focused on Jesus: In times of struggle and doubt, keep your eyes focused on Jesus – He is the source of our strength

Don’t Despair if You’re Not Over the Struggles of Last Year

It can be discouraging to not have the strength to overcome the struggles of last year, but don’t despair. There’s still hope and a way forward. Here are some practical steps you can take to move past the difficulties of last year.

First, bring God your nothing. God is a God of miracles, but He doesn’t always do things your way or in the timeline you expect. He works in mysterious ways and knows what is best for you, so bring Him your nothing and let Him work in your life.

Second, welcome fresh starts and new beginnings. Just because last year didn’t go as planned doesn’t mean you can’t start anew. Make a commitment to abandon old foolish ways of sin and welcome fresh starts and new beginnings.

Third, trust in God through every fresh start and restart. When things don’t go as expected it can be hard to know what to do next, but having faith in God is essential for getting through tough times. He will never leave you or forsake you so trust in Him with all your heart.

Fourth, remember that sometimes God’s blessings are not in what He gives, but rather in what He takes away. Trying times can be difficult, but it’s important to remember that sometimes God has greater plans for us than what we think we need or want in the moment.

Finally, look for strength and encouragement from Scripture. The Bible is filled with verses that offer hope and encouragement during tough times. Find strength and encouragement for trusting God in difficult times with these 10 Bible verses and prayers: Psalm 42:11; Isaiah 43:19; Psalm 55:22; Psalm 37:3-5; Philippians 4:6-7; Psalm 28:7


Sometimes God’s Blessings Are Not in What He Gives, But in What He Takes Away

When God takes something away from you, it can be disheartening. You may begin to question why He would do this and feel discouraged. But it’s important to remember that God is a loving God who is always looking out for your best interests. Though it might not make sense in the moment, sometimes the blessings are not in what He gives but in what He takes away. Here are some tips on how to trust God even when He takes away what you love:

1. Acknowledge Your Feelings: It’s okay to feel frustrated when God takes something away from you. It’s natural to grieve and experience a range of emotions. Allow yourself to process these feelings in a healthy way, and focus on trusting God even when it’s hard.

2. Remember That God Knows Best: One of the most important things to remember is that God knows best. Even if the outcome isn’t what we expected or wanted, we can trust that His plans are good and perfect for our lives.

3. Surrender Your Will To His: It can be difficult to surrender your will to God’s plan, especially when it means giving up something that we love or have worked hard for. But trusting Him with our future requires us to surrender our plans and trust Him instead.

4. Seek Comfort In His Word: When things don’t make sense, seek comfort in His Word. There are many Bible verses about trusting God and His plan for our lives that can help reassure you during difficult times such as Proverbs 3:5 which says “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding.”

5. Pray To Receive Strength & Guidance: Pray for strength and guidance during difficult times so that you can trust God even when you don’t understand.

Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart

It can be hard to trust in the Lord with all your heart. But with the right attitude and approach, it’s possible to do so. Here are some practical steps you can take to trust in the Lord with all your heart:

1. Acknowledge God in All Your Ways – As we learn from Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” Acknowledge God in all your ways and recognize His presence and power in all aspects of your life.

2. Pray Regularly – Prayer is a powerful way to draw closer to God and build a relationship of trust with Him. Commit to praying regularly, whether it’s just a few moments each day or several times throughout the day. Pray for guidance, wisdom, strength, courage, and anything else you need.

3. Read Scripture – Spend time reading Scripture each day for direction and encouragement as you seek to trust in the Lord with all your heart. Choose passages that are relevant to what you’re going through or that speak directly to trusting God and His promises more fully.

4. Give Thanks – Give thanks for even the smallest blessings that come from trusting in God. Lift up gratitude for answered prayers, moments of peace and clarity, or even just a feeling of hope that comes from trusting Him more fully. Let these moments of gratitude help you focus on the goodness of God instead of any doubts or fears you may have about trusting Him completely.

5. Take Action – Finally, take action on what God has put on your heart or revealed to you through prayer and Scripture reading by doing something practical that reflects your trust in Him. This could be as simple as signing up for a Bible study or volunteering at a food pantry.


Take some time to reflect on how far you have come. Celebrate the moments of growth and breakthroughs that you have experienced. Appreciate the lessons that God has taught you through this journey.

Here are a few ways to reflect;

1. Reflect on Your Journey: Reflect on the progress you have made and the lessons you have learned. Acknowledge what you may have done differently or what has been challenging throughout your journey.

2. Thank God: Thank God for His faithfulness and love throughout your journey. Thank Him for His grace and mercy during hard times, and thank Him for His guidance in difficult moments.

3. Celebrate: Celebrate the successes that have come from trusting God! Remember all the times He answered your prayers and provided for your needs.

4. Pray: Pray for continued strength and courage to trust God no matter what comes your way. Pray for wisdom to make decisions that honor Him, and pray that He will be glorified in all aspects of your life.

5. Move Forward: Move forward in faith, trusting that God will continue to provide for you and guide you in all aspects of life. Remember that He is always with you, loving you unconditionally through every season of life!