(CHRISTIANTODAY) — Every New Year, people are eager to shed off past mistakes and embrace a new beginning. Evangelist Billy Graham is all for self-improvement and fresh starts, but he is strongly suggesting that people open their hearts up to Jesus Christ first.
"After all, each of us wants to become a better person and have a better life, and yet it eludes us. Even the Apostle Paul admitted, 'I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out (Romans 7:18)," he writes in an advice column for the Kansas City Star.
People's New Year's resolutions often fail because they are not very realistic, explained Graham. "And frankly, there's no use including something on our list that simply isn't going to happen," he said.
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