WE CAN START OVER

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I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten… And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed (Joel 2:25-26).

As we have come to the end of another year to begin a New Year it is good to know that we can start over. This past year may have been filled with disappointments, discouragements, and loss but we can still have a new year with different outcomes. The reason for my optimism is that we serve a God of restoration and He can restore our wasted years.

Sometimes you have to just pick yourself up and carry on. Sometimes strength shows not only in our ability to persist but in the ability to start over. We can start over because we serve a God of restoration and a God whose mercies are new every morning. Lamentations 3:22 says, “It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. 23 They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.”

Many things may change in 2017 but one thing for sure that will never change which is God’s faithfulness to His Word, “God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good Numbers 23:19?” He can be depended on and relied upon. We can start over by putting His Word first place in our lives in 2017 and put our faith in Him for a New Year.

HAPPY NEW YEAR

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Pastor John Rasicci is the founder and Pastor of Word of His Grace Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where we are building people who are building the Church. Pastor's ministry mission is to help people discover God's dream for their Life, the Local Church, and the Last Days' Harvest. With a strong emphasis on the grace of God and with a prophetic voice, Pastor John preaches and teaches in churches, conferences, and crusades both locally and throughout the world. He has produced books, tapes, and other teaching materials to empower, enable, and equip Believers with the Word of God. Pastor John is married to his wife Candy who with their three children, Krista, Joanna, John Anthony, and two son-in-laws, Matt and Doug, serve together in the ministry. After graduating from Kent State University, Pastor John pursued a career in professional baseball before accepting the call to the ministry. He and his wife, Candy, received their ministry training from Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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