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Sunshine in the heart

All our songs of grateful praise

Author: Lavinia E. Brauff
Tune: [All our songs of grateful praise]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 All our songs of grateful praise
To the Maker of our days,
Tell of joys which never part,
Bringing sunshine to the heart.

Daily toil is always sweet,
When we seek the mercy seat,
Asking Jesus to impart
Love and sunshine to the heart,
Asking Jesus to impart
Love and sunshine to the heart.

2 Every loving word of truth
Spoken in our early youth,
May a gleam of hope impart,
Bringing sunshine to the heart. [Refrain]

3 Let us trust and strive to find
Strength in Christ and peace of mind,
Which shall evermore impart
God’s bright sunshine to the heart.

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #229

Author: Lavinia E. Brauff

Lavinia E. Brauff was born in Pittsburgh 12 October, 1851. She was blind from infnacy. She was educated at the School for the Blind in Philadelphia. Her first hymn was published in 1894 to the music of H. P. Danks. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All our songs of grateful praise
Title: Sunshine in the heart
Author: Lavinia E. Brauff
Refrain First Line: Daily, daily toil