The New Year! (Christian poem)
Hear ye! Hear ye!
Grace and mercy see!
What joy to face the new year with Him so ever near!
That’s why it makes me cry, to see some wander by and by
Welcoming the new year with greed and pride---to do all over again all sins and strife
Blessed Savior let them be, cleansed from sin, draw them to thee
For years are waste if they not see
May they be spared by thine grace and mercy
May they, too, come face to face
To behold thy glory, holiness and grace.
For those sealed with the holy ghost,
For those who are no longer foes,
May they be more faithful; in Christ, grow and grow!
All that you are, ay you guide us more to know
And by thy grace, obedience sow
Hear ye! Hear ye! A final word to say,
Jesus glorified! Serve Him everyday!
Glory to God in the highest!
In Him alone shall my lowly soul rest.
-Soli Deo Gloria!