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Moving on from the Past:

  • Isaiah 43:18: “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.”
  • Philippians 3:13: “Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead.”
  • Lamentations 3:22-23: “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”
  • Philippians 3:14: “I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”

Trusting God’s Plan:

  • Proverbs 3:5-6: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • Psalm 37:23-24: “The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand.”
  • Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
  • Romans 8:28: “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

Letting Go and Forgiveness:

  • Colossians 3:13: “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”
  • Luke 6:27-28: “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.”
  • Ephesians 4:31-32: “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”
  • Luke 6:37: “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”

Seeking God’s Guidance:

  • Psalm 119:105: “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”
  • Psalm 32:8: “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.”
  • Psalm 37:5-6: “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.”
  • Isaiah 30:21: “Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘This is the way; walk in it.'”

Moving Forward with Faith:

  • 2 Corinthians 5:7: “For we live by faith, not by sight.”
  • Job 17:9: “The righteous keep moving forward, and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger.”
  • Hebrews 11:6: “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”
  • James 1:6: “But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.”

New Beginnings and Renewal:

  • 2 Corinthians 5:17: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”
  • Ezekiel 36:26: “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.”
  • Psalm 51:10: “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”
  • Psalm 23:1-3: “The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul.”

Casting Burdens on God:

  • Psalm 55:22: “Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”
  • Matthew 11:28: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
  • 1 Peter 5:6-7: “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
  • Psalm 34:18: “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

Finding Peace and Comfort:

  • John 14:27: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
  • Psalm 29:11: “The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.”
  • John 16:33: “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
  • Philippians 4:7: “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Courage and Strength:

  • Deuteronomy 31:6: “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
  • Joshua 1:9: “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
  • Psalm 28:7: “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.”
  • Philippians 4:13: “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

Restoration and Renewal:

  • Joel 2:25: “I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten—the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm—my great army that I sent among you.”
  • John 10:10: “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
  • Psalm 23:3: “He restores my soul; he guides me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.”

Seeking God’s Presence:

  • Psalm 16:11: “You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.”
  • Matthew 6:33: “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”
  • James 4:8: “Come near to God and he will come near to you.”