Throughout the New Year, and each step of the way
May Christ be in your portion, your joy and your stay.
With God’s precious precepts your daily delight
To lead and encourage in paths that are right.
“The Lord is my Shepard,” how precious the word!
He’ll lead in green pastures, His promise is heard
“Beside the still waters” – what comfort and rest!
What peace there is found upon Jesus’ breast.
His “goodness and mercy,” each day may you prove,
His comforting presence, His infinite love!
With richest compassions, each morning anew,
May multiplied mercies be showered on you!
“My cup runneth over”, His grace so abounds,
That fullest enjoyment in Jesus is found.
“The Lord is my portion,” this may your soul say
And you will be happy each step of the way.
Submitted by Frank DiCamillo