New Year ~ New You (COL. 3:1-2, 16-17)

Intro: Three Steps to a New You in the New Year!

I. Seeking God through prayer & worship – (Ver. 1-2) -  Engages the Heart

Matt. 6:33; Isaiah 55:6; John 4:23-24; Matt. 5:8; Matt. 4:17

Psalms 51:10; Ph. 2:5

II. Surrendering to God’s Word – (ver. 16) - Restores the Soul

Hebrews 4:12; John 1:1; John 6:63

III. Serving Others - Practical Application (ver. 17) – Engages the Will

Matt. 20:28; James 1:22

Jesus says, I Am: John 6:48

Bread: John 8:12, John 10:9

John 10:11; John 11:25; John 14:6; John 15:1

Conclusion: Lord, make me better.  This year, I want to be better.  Lord, help me to stay the course.  My humble cry:  Lord, make me better.