1 In the sunshine of his love, O how precious 'tis to be!
Standing where each blessed sunbeam sheds its glory over me.
It gives me perfect peace, and my heart is all aglow
While I praise the gracious Giver for the light he doth bestow.
In the sunshine of his love, blessed sunshine of his love,
I am walking, daily walking, in the sunshine of his love.
2 In the sunshine of his love, what a privilege to know
While I keep where it is shining, from his care I cannot go!
Tho' temptation may assail, and danger hover near,
In the sunshine of his presence I shall know no doubt or fear. [Chorus]
3 In the sunshine of his love, may I ever here abide;
With such radiance all around me nothing evil can betide.
All along my pilgrim way in its fullness may it shine,
Its heavenly light revealing all his purposes divine. [Chorus]
Miles, Ella Elizabeth. (Athol, Massachusetts, March 24, 1855--December 29, 1914, Holden, Mass.) Advent Christian. Daughter of W.W. Boyden and wife of James A. Miles, she began writing poems and hymns at the age of fifteen. Many of them appeared in early hymn books of her church.
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