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Sunbeams bright

Representative Text

1 Just a little sunbeam bright,
Swiftly earthward winging,
Waking up the sleeping flow'rs,
Joy and gladness bringin.

Shining brightly ev'ry day,
Driving gloomy clouds away,
Little sunbeams we would be,
Pointing ever, Lord, to Thee.

2 Just a little sunbeam bright,
Down from heaven shining,
Giving clouds that look so drear,
Each a silver lining. [Chorus]

3 Just a little sunbeam bright,
Doing well its duty,
Telling of the Father's love,
Filling earht with beauty. [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #183

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Just a little sunbeam bright
Title: Sunbeams bright
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Shining brightly every day, driving gloomy clouds away



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Carmina Sacra #d95

Coronation Hymns #210

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Diadems #174

Inspiring Hymns #d173

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Jewels for Juniors #60

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The King of Kings #129

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The New Praiseworthy #183

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