While there is no biblical foundation for celebrating the New Year as it falls on the Gregorian calendar, it provides a pause to rethink the way we live-out our daily routine. We can use the New Year to re-evaluate how we respond to the circumstances we face, the people we encounter and life itself.
Charles E. McCracken
Charles E. McCracken is an international Bible teacher, long-time friend of Israel and advocate for the Jewish people. He is known for authenticity in communicating biblical truth that makes his presentations relevant for those seeking to understand the significance of Israel and the church in Bible prophecy. He staunchly supports the nation of Israel and the Jewish people’s right to exist and live in peace.
Everyone has a unique style of walking that makes it possible to recognize them long before their features are visible. Authentic Christians also demonstrate an observable identifying walk.
Paul’s admonition is usually seen in negative terms—where we shouldn’t walk. In reality, the emphasis is to be aware of where we should walk.
God is eternal and omniscient; and, unlike man sees all of history like a colossal appointment calendar. Transcending the time space continuum, God has planned every date of history and knows what He has purposed for each nanosecond.
With centuries of depictions from which to draw, our concepts of the site where God entered time and space are largely based on tradition.