Focus For a New Year

We are entering a new year!  What is your focus for the year of 2012?  2011 was the year of JOY in our home.  2012 will be the year of GRACE.    
Following is a quote from the forward of  GIVE THEM GRACE by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson.
“The irony of the gospel-based sanctification is that those who end up obeying more are those who increasingly realize that their standing with God is not based on their obedience but on Christ’s. …. The power to obey, in other words, comes from being moved and motivated by the completed work of Jesus for us.   So, while the law directs us, only the gospel can drive us.”
God did not leave me (us) with the LAW HE sent GRACE!
I am anticipating this new year.  We will be studying the book of John and the names of Christ.  And this year, instead of detailed lists of goals hanging over my head, I have prayed about areas of focus (order in my home, health and fitness, school, ministry).  While I do have a broad ideas for each of these areas, I am praying God will direct my path!
May He richly bless you this year,



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