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Jesus is sunshine all the day

Jesus is sunshine all the day

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Jesus is sunshine all the day long]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Jesus is sunshine all the day long,
Keeping our hearts o’erflowing with song,
Making our burdens easy to bear,
Chasing the shadows, lightening care.

Refrain:
Jesus is sunshine, beautiful sunshine,
Keeping His dear ones bright and whole;
Cheering us homeward, keeping us happy,
Jesus is sunshine for the soul.

2 Jesus is sunshine, praise His dear name,
Year after year His love is the same;
Skies may be clouded, ways may be dim,
Sunshine is always coming from Him. [Refrain]

3 Jesus is sunshine all the way home,
Hence have our souls no reason to roam;
Brightly His love will shine on our way
Till we have reached the kingdom of day. [Refrain]

Source: Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #46

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus is sunshine all the day
Author: James Rowe



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