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It is not dark where Jesus is

It is not dark where Jesus is

Author: Rev. T. M. Eastwood
Tune: [It is not dark where Jesus is]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 It is not dark where Jesus is,
He makes my pathway bright;
The darkest night is turned to day
When he becomes my light.

Refrain:
That blessed Light, that blessed Light
That streams upon my way;
I need no other sun nor star
To guide by night or day.

2 When I am filled with sore distress
And life is sad and drear,
His gracious smile dispels my gloom,
And fills my soul with cheer. [Refrain]

3 Oft have I seen the clouds depart
When his benignant ray
Has pierced the sable mystery
And bade it flee away. [Refrain]

4 I will not fear death’s gloomy vale,
Nor heed the pall and bier;
The valley shall be filled with joy,
If Jesus be but near. [Refrain]

5 The Saviour is the Light of Life
When here by tempests driv’n;
My Sun, that scatters ev’ry cloud;
My Star, that guides to heavn’n. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #49

Author: Rev. T. M. Eastwood

Early 20th Century We have little data on Eastwood, except that he was a minister in the Reformed Episcopal Church of England. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: It is not dark where Jesus is
Author: Rev. T. M. Eastwood
Refrain First Line: That blessed Light, that blessed Light

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Songs for All #49

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Songs of Love Divine #49

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