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704. A Beautiful Life

1 Each day I’ll do a golden deed,
By helping those who are in need;
My life on earth is but a span,
And so I’ll do the best I can.

Refrain:
Life’s evening sun is sinking low,
A few more days, and I must go
To meet the deeds that I have done,
Where there will be no setting sun.

2 To be a child of God each day,
My light must shine along the way;
I’ll sing His praise while ages roll,
And strive to help some troubled soul. [Refrain]

3 The only life that will endure,
Is one that’s kind and good and pure;
And so for God I’ll take my stand,
Each day I’ll lend a helping hand. [Refrain]

4 I’ll help someone in time of need,
And journey on with rapid speed;
I’ll help the sick and poor and weak,
And words of kindness to them speak. [Refrain]

5 While going down life’s weary road,
I’ll try to lift some trav’ler’s load;
I’ll try to turn the night to day,
Make flowers bloom along the way. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Each day I'll do a golden deed
Title: A Beautiful Life
Author: W. M. G. (1918)
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Scripture: Luke 10:33-34
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/A_Beautiful_Life); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/b/e/beautlif.htm); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (187)
Refrain First Line: Life’s evening sun is sinking low
Tune Information
Name: [Each day I'll do a golden deed]
Composer: William M. Golden (1918)
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Key: C Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/A_Beautiful_Life); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/b/e/beautlif.htm); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (187)



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