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Jesus Bids Us Shine

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1 Jesus bids us shine with a clear pure light,
like a little candle burning in the night;
in this world of darkness we must shine –
you in your small corner, and I in mine.

2 Jesus bids us shine, first of all for him;
well he sees and knows it, if our light is dim;
he looks down from heaven, sees us shine –
you in your small corner, and I in mine.

3 Jesus bids us shine, then; for all around
many kinds of darkness in this world abound:
sin and want and sorrow: we must shine –
you in your small corner, and I in mine.

Source: CPWI Hymnal #652

Author: Susan Warner

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus bids us shine with a clear, pure light
Title: Jesus Bids Us Shine
Author: Susan Warner
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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