Happy New Year!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Jan. 1, 2013
  • 19 Comments
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joni and kenAnd as we head into 2013 together, Ken and I are praying that God will pour out on you His incomparably great riches in Christ Jesus – the riches of his grace, mercy, and soul-satisfying peace . Remember, Psalm 73:22-27 is a wonderful reminder to keep holding tightly onto the Lord's hand in the months to come: "I am always with you [God]; you hold by my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever." That is worth memorizing!

 
 

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Happy new year Joni and everyone at joni and friends! I need to memorize this verse too.It's amazing Thank you for lead us to God and his word! I always feel me touched with your words and your life. I've read some of your books and to be honest you are a blessing for all of us. God bless you all. Maria
  • Jan. 5, 2013
  • 5:44 p.m.
  • Maria da Conceição Silva de Almeida
Your 2013 greeting was such a blessing as well as the poem that you shared.Thank you so much for always pointing us to the truth of God's word. Thank you for helping us to focus on our hope in Christ and to focus on our reason for being here. God bless you and Ken.
  • Jan. 5, 2013
  • 6:37 a.m.
  • Carolyn Lowe
Thank you for that. I love that verse...All the best to you too.
  • Jan. 3, 2013
  • 2:50 p.m.
  • Yvonne
Happy New Year Joni and Ken and everyone at Joni and Friends and Outreach people and all those of us who find such comfort and inspiration in your Words of God. We have both signed up for your Bible Reading this year. Thank you Joni for all the encouragement you give. God Bless you all xxx
  • Jan. 3, 2013
  • 5:52 a.m.
  • Elaine & Maurice Reeve
Wish you and your family a very Blessed New Year. I Pray awaking in hearts of people everywhere to reach out to God as never before
  • Jan. 2, 2013
  • 5:30 p.m.
  • barb Kennedy
Happy New Year to you and Ken as well, Joni. Just to let you know, I began the "Chronological Bible-in-a-Year Reading Schedule" your ministry published, and finished right on time Monday December 31! It was a true blessing, and a great discipline. Thank you for doing that! May the Lord bless you and keep you!
  • Jan. 2, 2013
  • 11:40 a.m.
  • Sharon Nelson
Good Morning:) It was nice to open up a "non-scam, non-viral" post that is filled with such love for our Lord:) My prayers for everyone is that we all realize the blessings we have from God and try to turn each "negative" event into a learning, improving, and seeking His will as to what or how we are to respond!!! I love seeking His will even in the most extremely difficult scenerios. I find I am not so negative minded or acting:) God Bless you guys and that is a beautiful picture! Thanks for your ministry :)
  • Jan. 2, 2013
  • 10:53 a.m.
  • Lynne
Hello Joni, Thank you for this beautiful verse and I should memorize it too. I am looking for a job and I pray that I find one very soon! I am trying to let it be in God's hands, but it is still hard. You are such an encouragement to me and to so many others too. God Bless You - real good!!! Nicole
  • Jan. 2, 2013
  • 10:21 a.m.
  • Nicole Allen
Thank you for such a wonderful prayer. As a volunteer and supporter of your ministry I know what it means to have your prayers and you and your family and ministry do have ours continually. Thank you for allowing us to be a participant in your ministry to others!!!!
  • Jan. 2, 2013
  • 9:38 a.m.
  • Stefani Smirnes
Thank you for this. I need and want to memorize this scripture, and keep it close to my heart.
  • Jan. 2, 2013
  • 8:51 a.m.
  • Karen Ballanger
 
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