New Year's Bible Verses for Hope in 2023

This past year was filled with uncertainties and new obstacles. Yet, as the new year approaches, we can look to the Word of God for a fresh start and new beginning. As you step into the New Year, these Bible verses can inspire renewed faith and joy. Here we have gathered 40 new year's Bible verses to refresh your heart, soul, and mind. Start the new year with a revived focus on loving God and serving our fellow man through the trials of the world.

"Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” ~ Matthew 22:37-40

May this collection of New Year Bible verses spark a deep new hope and faith for you in 2023 and beyond!

New Year Bible Verses for Increased Faith

New Year Bible Verses for Increased Faith

"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast." ~ Ephesians 2:8-9

"You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!" ~ James 2:19

"For nothing will be impossible with God.” ~ Luke 1:37

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths." ~ Proverbs 3:5-6

"For we walk by faith, not by sight." ~ 2 Corinthians 5:7

"And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him." ~ Hebrews 11:6

"So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ." ~ Romans 10:17

"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." ~ Hebrews 11:1

"And Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God. Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." ~ Mark 11:22-24

"I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." ~ Galatians 2:20

New Year Scriptures to Renew Joy

New Year Scriptures to Renew Joy

"A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones." ~ Proverbs 17:22

"So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you." ~ John 16:22

"For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit." ~ Romans 14:17

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope." ~ Romans 15:13

"Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer." ~ Romans 12:12

"Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice." ~ Philippians 4:4 

"Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds" ~ James 1:2

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness" ~ Galatians 5:22

"Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full." ~ John 16:24

"You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore." ~ Psalm 16:11

New Year Bible Verses for Courage and Strength

New Year Bible Verses for Courage and Strength

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” ~ Joshua 1:9

"Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” ~ Deuteronomy 31:6

"For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control." ~ 2 Timothy 1:7

"Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong." ~ 1 Corinthians 16:13

"Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!" ~ Psalm 27:14

"The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion." ~ Proverbs 28:1

"He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord." ~ Psalm 112:7

"I can do all things through him who strengthens me." ~ Philippians 4:13

"For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places." ~ Ephesians 6:12

"I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” ~ John 16:33

Bible Verses to Inspire Love in Our Hearts

Bible Verses to Inspire Love in Our Hearts

"Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another." ~ 1 John 4:11

"Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law." ~ Romans 13:8

"Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth." ~ 1 John 3:18

"For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another." ~ Galatians 5:13

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another." ~ John 13:34

"If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen." ~ 1 John 4:20

"Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins." ~ 1 Peter 4:8

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” ~ John 13:34-35

"Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor." ~ Romans 12:10

"Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins." ~ 1 John 4:7-10

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