New Year’s Resolutions mean a promise that you make to yourself to start doing something good or stop doing something bad on the first day of the year. I am sure when it was December 31st, 2014 or January 1st, 2015, some people started making New Year’s resolutions but please cast your mind back to December 2013 when you found yourself in your worship places and wrote down your new resolutions for 2014. I am sure you also wrote some goals and you were so sure that when your goals were met your standard of living would change right? You would be able to build your dream house and drive your dream car at least.
Hold your thoughts there and see the movie of a Chinese guy on the same date who was also writing his goals but he was not in a worship center, it was just a discomfort of the fact that life could be better and faster that was driving him to write down his goal but unlike yours, his goal was a script or what some call a program which would make the world a better place because while writing his program he was looking at the population of the world and so sure that the entire continent in Africa would be able to use his invention for the next 20years to ease their communication. He never needed to pray as such, he only set a generational goal that would affect the entire world.
Let me introduce the 3rd scene in the movie and put yourself in the position of the almighty God who in his perception only sees man in his image not a religious man. He looks at the two of you and saw on one paper a quest to please self and improve a personal standard of living which is not a bad idea but only that it is the first stage on Maslow’s hierarchy and feature in no state on Jesus hierarchy because he warned against such (take no thought for your life what you shall eat, wear or