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Be a Little Sunbeam

Be a little sunbeam everywhere you go

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [Be a little sunbeam everywhere you go]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Be a little sunbeam ev’rywhere you go;
Help to drive the darkness from this world below;
You will see the shadows swiftly flee away,
If you’ll be a sunbeam ev’ry day.

Refrain:
Be a little sunbeam tho’ your light be small,
Let its gleam of beauty o’er the darkness fall;
You will see the shadows swiftly flee away,
If you’ll be a sunbeam ev’ry day.

2 Be a little sunbeam ev’rywhere you go;
Shine, O shine for Jesus with a radiant glow;
Little ones may help this dark world to illume,
Sending golden sunshine thro’ the gloom. [Refrain]

3 Be a little sunbeam, shining bright and clear;
Someone may be wand’ring in the darkness near;
You may help to scatter shadows of the night,
Leading unto Christ who is the Light. [Refrain]

Source: The Modern Hymnal #403

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Be a little sunbeam everywhere you go
Title: Be a Little Sunbeam
Author: Alice Jean Cleator

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Children's Praise No. 1 #87

Cross and Crown Hymnal, 3rd ed. #d37

Harvest Hymns #d15

Jehovah's Praise #d19

Missionary Melodies #d2

Precious Hymns #d16

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Sunday School Hymns No. 1 #16

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The Modern Hymnal #403

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