Every day the sunbeams brighten a someone's face

Every day the sunbeams brighten a someone's face

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Every day the sunbeams]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Ev’ry day the sunbeams
Brighten some one’s face;
Ev’ry day the song-birds
Cheer some lonely place;
Ev’ry day our Father
Sends us blessings true;
Faithful are His mercies,
Ev’ry moment new.

Marching on, on, on, while we sing His praise;
Jesus will be with us “all the days;”
Marching, on, on, on to our Home above,
Singing, singing of our Savior’s love.

2 Ev’ry day our Captain
In His wisdom leads,
Giving grace sufficient,
Caring for our needs;
Ev’ry day His Spirit
Will our lives control,
If we give Him entrance
To our inmost soul. [Refrain]

3 Ev’ry day His children
May to others bring
Cups of living water
From the heav’nly spring;
In His smile is sunshine;
In His voice a song;
Look and find Him with you,
Tender, true and strong. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #53

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Every day the sunbeams brighten a someone's face
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Stepping on, on, on
Copyright: Public Domain



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Ackley's Gospel Songs #d12

Carmina Sacra #d38

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The King of Kings #53

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