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Someone is looking to you

Let your light shine wheresoe'er you go

Author: William M Lighthall
Tune: [Let your light shine wheresoe'er you go] (Gabriel)
Published in 37 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Let your light shine wheresoe’er you go,
Someone is looking to you!
Brighter each day let it gleam and glow,
Someone is looking to you!

Chorus:
Looking to you, yes, looking to you!
Let your light shine the darkness through;
O be faithful, be loyal, and true,
For someone is looking to you!

2 Someone is groping his way to God,
Someone is looking to you!
Following on where your feet have trod,
Someone is looking to you! [Chorus]

3 Someone your counsel will surely take,
Someone is looking to you!
And by your life his decision make,
Someone is looking to you! [Chorus]

4 Someone has almost accepted Him,
Someone is looking to you!
And may be lost if your light grows dim,
Someone is looking to you! [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #76

Author: William M Lighthall

Lighthall, William M. (Omestown, Canada, ca. 1865--?). Railroad (Delaware & Hudson) employee and telegrapher, 30 years. Moved to Rouses Point, New York, in 1881. Presbyterian Church, Odd Fellows, Mason. Member of Rouses Point School Board, 15+ years (President, Secretary). See: Gabriel, Charles. (1916). Singers and their songs. Chicago: Rodeheaver Co. --Keith C. Clark, DNAH Archives  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let your light shine wheresoe'er you go
Title: Someone is looking to you
Author: William M Lighthall
Refrain First Line: Looking to you
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #6242
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