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New Year's Day Stories and Articles

by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson

New Year's Eve FireworksHere are some New Year's thoughts and stories of encouragement and inspiration for the new year.

"Break Up Your Fallow Ground, Your Unplowed Ground," The Joyful Heart, Issue 51, December 30, 2004. Studies two passages from the Prophets about repentance and preparing our hearts for God to work. A New Year's message.

"New Year's Resolutions" Reasons why we ought to make new resolutions in the New Year.

"Don't Write 'New Years' in Old English Script" The Joyful Heart, Issue 44, January 3, 2004. Traditions preserve values, but can keep you from listening to God speaking today and from changing in response to his future for you.

Mouse"Don't Cling to the Firewood," Thoughts on courage and faith in the midst of change.

"Two Constants in the New Millennium," The Joyful Heart, Issue 24, December 30, 1999. With change swirling around us, one thing doesn't change.

Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns. The story of Burns' hearing this New Year's song in 1788, with ancient and more modern lyrics.

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