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Always Something New in Jesus

Earthly sweets will sometime cloy

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Earthly sweets will sometimes cloy]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Earthly sweets will sometimes cloy.
Passing pleasures lose their joy,
But in Jesus there is always something new;
Some bright token of His love,
Bearing blessing from above,
Like the freshness of the morning dew.

Wonderful joy, wonderful joy,
Wonderful joy, wonderful joy,
Wonderful joy He gives,
Joy that forever lives!
Wonderful joy, wonderful joy,
Wonderful joy, wonderful joy,
Always in Jesus new,
Wonderful joy, wonderful joy.
Wonderful joy, wonderful joy.

2 There is always something new,
When his bidding we we pursue.
In his service there are never failing charms;
For the more we do his will
We will know him better still,
Rest more sweetly in the Saviour’s arms. [Refrain]

3 There is always something new,
Angels look and worship too,
While the treasures of reedeming grace unfold;
Heaven’s day is none too long
For the everlasting song,
When the king of glory we behold. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #70

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Earthly sweets will sometime cloy
Title: Always Something New in Jesus
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wonderful joy, wonderful joy, wonderful joy
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Our Praise in Song #32

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Praise in Song #32

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Songs of Love and Praise #148

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Sunday-School Praises #70

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