As This New Year Approaches
As this New Year approaches
No resolutions do I make,
Except to remain close
To You, God, for Jesus’ sake.
To keep basking in Your grace
And when in sin I fall,
I get up soon upon Your path
To once more give You my all.
To know that I continue
To be in Your family,
Under the font of blood
Flowing from Calvary.
So I can have peace
Again this New Year,
As I still trust in You
And have no fear.
— Charles B. Mayes
As This New Year Approaches © 2013 by Charles B. Mayes. All Rights Reserved.
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Are you still living in God’s grace as we go into this New Year? Remember – Holy Bible – I Peter 5: 6-7 – “So be content with who you are, and don’t put on airs. God’s strong hand is on you; he’ll promote you at the right time. Live carefree before God; he is most careful with you”. (The Message)
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Other poems are available in a chapbook titled, A New Year Resolution and Other Poems (including The Missionaries) by Charles B. Mayes. It contains 22 poems. The foreword is written by Dr. P.T. Mammen, Senior Pastor of San Bruno (CA) International Christian Center.
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