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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)


Does your sunshine make a bow

Author: W. C. Poole
Tune: [Does your sunshine make a bow]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Does your sunshine make a bow
On the clouds around you?
Do you brighten, where you go,
Pathways all around You?

You can make a rainbow
Full of glory bright;
Where the clouds are hanging low
You can send your light.
You may be a beacon,
Sending rays afar,
If your light is shining
Brightly where you are.

2 Do you scatter words of cheer
When sad hearts are aching;
And to others, far and near,
Hope and courage taking? [Refrain]

3 Do you leave upon your way
Gladness you are giving
Unto others day by day,
For the Master living? [Refrain]

4 Is your path to heav’n above
Filled with radiant glory?
Is your life a light of love
As you tell the story? [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #224

Author: W. C. Poole

William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. 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: Does your sunshine make a bow
Title: Love-Service
Author: W. C. Poole
Language: English
Refrain First Line: You can make a rainbow
Publication Date: 1923
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1923.


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Progressive Sunday School Songs #224

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