Little sunbeams in their brightness

Little sunbeams in their brightness

Author: Charles Walker Ray
Tune: [Little sunbeams in their brightness]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Little sunbeams in their brightness
Wondrous stories oft repeat;
Little snowflakes in their whiteness
Clothe the hills and barren street;
Little rills of hope and beauty
Sweetly singing thro’ the dell,
Whisper both of love and duty,
And of future triumphs tell.

Refrain:
Little sunbeams are we,
Little sunbeams are we,
Little sunbeams, merry sunbeams,
Happy sunbeams are we.

2 Little sunbeams on the mountains
Melt away the winter’s snow;
Little raindrops swell the fountain,
And the streamlet’s gentle flow,
Little rills, the brooklets swelling,
Sing of gladness all the day,
And of wonders new seem telling,
As they hasten on their way. [Refrain]

3 Little sunbeams lift the curtain
Of the dark and cheerless night;
Little sunbeams, it is certain,
Help to make the world more bright.
Little sunbeams never weary
Noblest service to perform;
Tho’ the earth grows dark and dreary,
And they face the howling storm. [Refrain]

4 Little sunbeams bring the showers
And the spring-time’s early bloom,
Little sunbeams paint the flowers
And dispel earth’s deepest gloom;
Little children, if they ever
Like the sunbeams do their part,
May by ev’ry true endeavor
Lift some burden from the heart. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #96

Author: Charles Walker Ray

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First Line: Little sunbeams in their brightness
Author: Charles Walker Ray

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Dew Drops: comprising new songs, hymns, etc. for young singers #96

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Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #96

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Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #266

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The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #266

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