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Sunshine Song

In spite of gloom and darkness

Author: Earl Alonzo Brinenstool (arr. )
Tune: [In spite of gloom and darkness]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1. In spite of gloom and darkness,
Keep facing t’ward the light,
Keep looking for the sunshine,
Tho’ hidden from your sight;
For at the dawn of morning,
So beautiful and bright,
The blessèd sunshine coming
Will drive away the night.

Sunshine, sunshine,
Soft and gentle from above,
Sunshine, sunshine,
Token of a Father’s love;
Sunshine, sunshine,
Lighting all the dreary way,
Sunshine, sunshine,
Turning darkness into day.

2. In spite of all your sorrow,
O let your spirit fly,
To where the sun is shining
Above the clouded sky;
A better day is coming,
A dawn of glory bright,
The sunshine of God’s presence
Will drive away the night. [Refrain]

3. We’ll gather with our loved ones
Upon the silv’ry strand,
Our doubts and fears will vanish,
And we will understand,
The beauty and the brightness
Of Heaven’s sun-kissed shore,
The sunshine of God’s presence
Is there forevermore. [Refrain]

Author: Earl Alonzo Brinenstool

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Text Information

First Line: In spite of gloom and darkness
Title: Sunshine Song
Author: Earl Alonzo Brinenstool (arr. )
Source: Arranged in The Wonderful Story in Song, by Frederick A. Fillmore (Cincinnati, Ohio: F. L. Rowe, 1917), number 137
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sunshine, sunshine
Copyright: Public Domain


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