Live in the Sunshine of God's Love

If you would sing along life's way

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [If you would sing along life's way]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 If you would sing along life’s way,
And fearlessly your faith display;—
If you would help the Lord each day,
Always live in the sunshine.

Refrain:
Always live in the sunshine,
Gleaming from heav’n above;
The blessed glorious sunshine,
Of your Redeemer’s love.

2 If you would comfort those who grieve,
And weary, burdened souls relieve;
If blessings rich you would receive,
Always live in the sunshine. [Refrain]

3 If you would make the world more bright
By sending out the gospel light,
And helping men to live aright,
Always live in the sunshine. [Refrain]

4 If daily you would grow in grace,
And ev’ry doubt by faith replace,
If you would see your Savior’s face,
Always live in the sunshine. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #45

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. 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: If you would sing along life's way
Title: Live in the Sunshine of God's Love
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Always live in sunshine

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Calvary's Praises #43

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The King of Glory #45

Wonder Hymns of Faith #d86

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