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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Once again, once again, workers of another year

Once again, once again, workers of another year

Author: E. A. Barnes
Tune: [Once again, once again, workers of another year]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

Once again, once again, workers of another year,
We greet you all this happy day,
To grasp the friendly hand,
To speak the cheering word;
We greet you all in this dear place,
To sweetly praise the love and goodness of the Lord.
Behold the year with all its labors o’er,
As from our sight it fades away;
Behold the year that is another gift
To labor on with happy hearts from day to day.

For Jesus is our Master,
And we love his service.
Tell as we gather what progress we have made,
Speak of your labors, in deed and word;
Here as we listen,
Cheered by your faithful work,
Let all unite in praise,—praise to the Lord.
The coming year has work for all,
And may the Master keep us ever true and strong;
Rejoice today, this happy day,
And may the Master bless us as we sing our song;
Then Tell as we gather what progress we have made,
Speak of your labors, in deed and word;
Here as we listen,
Cheered by your faithful work,
Let all unite in praise,—praise to the Lord.

Once again, once again, workers of another year,
We greet you all this happy day,
To grasp the friendly hand,
To speak the cheering word;
We greet you all in this dear place,
To sweetly praise the love and goodness of the Lord.
Behold the year with all its labors o’er,
As from our sight it fades away;
Behold the year that is another gift
To labor on with happy hearts from day to day.
From day to day.

Source: Showers of Blessing #136

Author: E. A. Barnes

Edward Albert Barnes, born January 24 1842. He was a life long resident of Chicago and a prolifich hymn writer, and active in the American Temperance Movement. Dianne Shapiro, from http://mms.newberry.org/html/BarnesE.html Go to person page >

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First Line: Once again, once again, workers of another year
Author: E. A. Barnes
Copyright: Public Domain

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