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Sunshine in the Heart

Let the sunshine of joy get into your life

Author: Eleanor W. Long
Tune: [Let the sunshine of joy get into your life]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Let the sunshine of joy get into your life—
There are shadows enough at best;
But the day is less long when ‘tis cheered with a song,
And the singer is always blest.

Ref:
Sunshine, sunshine,
Bringing blessings from above;
Blessings, blessings,
And the greatest of these is love.

2 Let the sunshine of love get into your heart,
And the bitter will be made sweet;
Lift some burden of care which another must bear,
Smooth some pathway for weary feet. [Refrain]

3 Let the sunshine of grace get into your speech,
Say some helpful and kindly word
As you pass on your way: ‘tis so easy to say,
Yet how precious to those who’ve heard! [Refrain]

4 Let the sunshine of peace abide in your soul,
Whatever the outward strife;
‘Twill illumine their way to the realm of the day,
Then shine on thro’ an endless life. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of Praise: for the Church and Sunday School #195

Author: Eleanor W. Long

Early 20th Century Lyrics Lord Keep Watch ’Tween Me and Thee, The Records http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/o/n/long_ew.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let the sunshine of joy get into your life
Title: Sunshine in the Heart
Author: Eleanor W. Long
Refrain First Line: Sunshine, sunshine, bringing blessings from above

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Hymns of Praise #195

Inspirational Songs for Sunday School, Social Worship, Missionary and Evangelistic Work #d126

Selected Sunday School Songs #d90

Sunday School Voices, No.2 #d106

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