New Year Prayer

This article features New Year prayer and quotes.

Praying for God's blessings in our lives this New Year's Eve.

Praying for a peaceful and healthful New Year.

New Year prayer and quotes

Bible verses for hope of a new and good future

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord,
“plans to prosper you and not to harm you,
plans to give you hope and a future.”
(Jeremiah 29:11)

Thank you God for your plans for me.
Thank you for prosperity.
Thank you for my hope and my future.


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“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.
See, I am doing a new thing!
Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?”
Isaiah 43:18

Let me forget the old things.

The past has gone.

God, you move in a new way in my life.

I feel Love spring up in me.

And so it is. AMEN

“And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year:
“Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.”

And he replied:
“Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the Hand of God.
That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way.”

So I went forth, and finding the Hand of God, trod gladly into the night.

And He led me towards the hills and the breaking of day in the lone East.”
Minnie Louise Haskins

New Year prayer audio -
for a sense of connection and Oneness

Please find on the audio player below a New Year prayer which I taped on New Year's Eve, 2020.

I started and help to run a Facebook group for prayer for people with chronic fatigue syndrome-ME.
This prayer was recorded for that group.

I include this as a New Year Prayer because it includes an image of joining in a circle with others.

I refer to a central high place – a place in which we are connected with Oneness, connected with God, and connected with all others.

You can listen and include anyone you choose in the circle of people you see in your mind.

Dear God,
My New Year prayer is that I and anyone else who chooses takes time this coming year to go deeper in our sense of connection with you. Guide us. AMEN

Katherine T Owen

New Year Prayer and quotes for those living with the chronic illness ME/CFS

This New year prayer is contributed by Sally-Anne

Lord, as we approach the start of the new year we may worry about what it might bring. Reassure us with your loving presence that whatever we might experience in the coming days, months and years will not be more than we can bear

and that you will always be with us when we pray.

We pray for our community:
those who have little energy,
those who are in despair,
and for their carers.

We pray for all especially if the New Year fills them with doubts and fears.

May they be aware of your presence holding them and encouraging them towards healing and wholeness. Amen

Bible verse as a New Year prayer to overcome worry and move towards trust

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear.

Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?

Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.

Are you not much more valuable than they?

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?
And why do you worry about clothes?
See how the flowers of the field grow.
They do not labour or spin.
Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.

If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you - you of little faith?

So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.

Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Matthew 6 25–34, Bible verse worry to trust

Job’s story of new hope and recovery from distress

‘You gave me life and showed me your unfailing love. My life was preserved by your care’ (Job 10:12 NLT).

we 'will surely forget our trouble, recalling it only as waters gone by’. Amen (Job 11:16)

‘The Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before’ (Job 42:10 KJV)

New Year Prayer Hymn

The words of the hymn, Morning has Broken, always put me in mind of a new start.

Morning has broken like the first morning
Blackbird has spoken like the first bird.
Praise for the singing, praise for the morning
Praise for them springing fresh from the world

Sweet the rains new fall, sunlit from Heaven
Like the first dewfall on the first grass
Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden
Sprung in completeness where His feet pass

Mine is the sunlight, mine is the morning
Born of the one light, Eden saw play
Praise with elation, praise every morning
God's recreation of the new day

The words hold a place that we can experience every day as a new day, seeing the world through new eyes.

New Year Prayer from Tina:

Lord God, as we set out into this new year,

please show us what you want us to do.

Lead us to your abundant joy.

Thank you for your ever-present love and strength. Amen.

Blessings to you all for the New Year.

Thank you for reading this article.
And thank you for being here.

With the Love we are


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