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Starting Fresh

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Start your new year off right by examining Hebrews 12.1-2 and applying the principles.

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Starting Fresh

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  2. 2. Starting Fresh<br />“Let each become all that he was capable of becoming.”<br />(Thomas Carlyle)<br />
  3. 3. Starting Fresh<br />New Year’s Resolutions:<br /><ul><li>Drink Less Alcohol
  4. 4. Get a Better Education
  5. 5. Get a Better Job
  6. 6. Get Fit
  7. 7. Lose Weight
  8. 8. Manage Debt
  9. 9. Manage Stress
  10. 10. Quit Smoking Now
  11. 11. Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
  12. 12. Save Money
  13. 13. Take a Trip
  14. 14. Volunteer to Help Others </li></ul>Source: http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/New_Years_Resolutions.shtml<br />
  15. 15. Starting Fresh<br />Hebrews 12.1<br />“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us…”<br />Scripture taken from the ESV; Emphasis Mine - CMG<br />
  16. 16. Starting Fresh<br />Hebrews 12.2<br />“…looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” <br />Scripture taken from the ESV; Emphasis Mine - CMG<br />
  17. 17. Starting Fresh<br />“…lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely…”<br /><ul><li>You have to recognize you are weighed down.
  18. 18. You must chose to lay the weight aside.
  19. 19. There are weights and sin!</li></li></ul><li>Starting Fresh<br />“…looking to Jesus…”<br /><ul><li>A runner has focus, what is your focus?
  20. 20. Jesus is the author and prefecter of our faith.
  21. 21. Run to the finish!</li></li></ul><li>Starting Fresh<br />Sports in the Bible:<br /><ul><li>1 Corinthians 9.24-27
  22. 22. 2 Timothy 4.7-8</li></li></ul><li>Starting Fresh<br />“Let each become all that he was capable of becoming.”<br />(Thomas Carlyle)<br />

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