As we begin a new year, it is very important that we are disciplined and purposeful to commit to serving the Lord because our natural tendencies will lead us to drift away from God. Therefore, here are 7 simple commands to focus on as a goal each day as we serve the Lord in the new year: 1) Love God with all your heart, soul, and mind. 2) Love your neighbor as yourself. 3) Fear God. 4) Keep God’s commandments. 5) Do justly. 6) Love mercy. 7) Walk humbly with thy God.