Give of Your Sunshine

O give of your sunshine to others

Author: Annie M. Sexauer
Tune: [O give of your sunshine to others!]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

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1 O give of your sunshine to others!
The world’s full of sorrow and care,
And many a heart will be lightened,
If you will your sunshine but share.
You know not what heart may be fainting
’Neath grief you may help to allay;
O bind up the poor brokenhearted,
And give them your sunshine today.

Refrain:
O give of your sunshine to others
And brighten the world while you may;
There’s life-giving power in sunshine,
O scatter it freely today.

2 O give of your sunshine to others,
’Tis better than silver or gold;
For many of life’s richest treasures
Can be neither purchased or sold.
When Jesus blest earth with His presence,
It was not of wealth that He gave,
But sympathy, tenderness, mercy,
And love that has power to save. [Refrain]

3 O give of your sunshine to others,
Some soul to right paths it may win;
May strengthen a weak one that’s tempted,
And keep him from yielding to sin.
A word, fitly spoken, has power
To uplift and strengthen the heart;
To weary and heavily laden,
’Twill courage and comfort impart. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8285

Author: Annie M. Sexauer

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First Line: O give of your sunshine to others
Title: Give of Your Sunshine
Author: Annie M. Sexauer

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The Cyber Hymnal #8285
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8285

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