The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Now A New Year Opens

For The New Year

Words: S. Childs Clarke

Music: Upton Pyne

Meter 7575

1 Now a new year opens,
Now we newly turn
To the holy Saviour,
Lessons fresh to learn.

2 This the holy lesson
On the year's first day;
Jesus by obedience
Teaches to obey.

3 Of Thy cross thus early,
Tokens Thou dost give;
By Thy wounds Thou healest;
By Thy death we live.

4 Not to suffer only,
Jesus, didst Thou come,
But to leave us way-marks
Pointing to our home.

5 In Thy blessed footsteps
Ever may we tread;
Safe when keeping near thee,
By Thy Spirit led.

Sheet Music from The Sanctuary Hymnal, published by Order of the General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ (1914), p. 367

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Sheet Music from Hymns of Worship and Service: for the Sunday School (1913), p. 244.

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