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In this world of darkness let us ever be

In this world of darkness let us ever be

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [In this world of darkness let us ever be]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In this world of darkness let us ever be
Each a light that shineth clear and bright;
O the shining ray some wand'ring soul may see,
And be led to Christ, the Light.

Chorus:
Shine for Jesus! Shine for Jesus!
Never let your light grow dim;
Shine for Jesus! Shine for Jesus!
Souls will be led to follow him.

2 Never think your light so humble is and small
That it matters not if it should fade;
Let its radiance softly thro' the darkness fall,
That some soul from sin be stay'd. [Chorus]

3 E'en a little light can pierce the gloom afar;
It can shine for Jesus day by day;
It may serve to someone as a guiding star
That shall lead from sin away. [Chorus]


Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for use in Sunday Schools and praise services #144

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In this world of darkness let us ever be
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Refrain First Line: Shine for Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Junior Praises #d26

Songs for Little Singers No. 3 #d27

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The Service of Praise #64

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The Voice of Praise #144

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