What better way to start the new year than to KNOW that you are saved. The Bible is clear: we CAN KNOW we are saved. "These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God." (1 John 5:13)
Here is a great article that explains it all better than I could! Read and be sure of your salvation!