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.

4 Jesus bids us shine, as we work for Him,
Bringing those that wander from the paths of sin;
He will ever help us, if we shine,
You in your small corner, and I in mine.

Source: Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #461

Author: Susan Warner

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First Line: Jesus bids us shine with a clear, pure light
Title: Jesus Bids Us Shine
Author: Susan Warner
Meter: 10.11.9.10
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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