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Scatter golden sunbeams

Scatter golden sunbeams

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [Look for the sunbeams]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Look for the sunbeams,
That gladden the way,
Sing though the storm-cloud
May darken the day.
Above them still shineth
The beautiful light,
The darkness dispelling,
As dawn follows night.

Look for the sunbeams,
That gladden the way,
Sing though the storm-cloud
May darken the day.
Look for the sunbeams,
That gladden the way,
Sing though the storm-cloud
May darken the day.

2 Look for the sunbeams,
Be sure they will shine,
Thro’ the dark shadows,
To bless thee and thine.
In seasons of sorrow
Look up and be glad,
God’s love-light is shining,
Thou canst not be sad. [Refrain]

3 Look for the sunbeams,
The rift in the cloud,
Somewhere ‘tis gleaming,
And sing thou aloud.
Above thee thy Father,
Keeps watch over thee,
Unfailing forever,
Thy refuge is He. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #115

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." Lyrics-- After the Storm Is Over All in Thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord All in thy Hands I Leave, Dear Lord All the Pen­nies Ga­thered Are Thy Days Full Oft­en Drear Are You Cling­ing Close to Je­sus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Scatter golden sunbeams
Author: Ida L. Reed
Refrain First Line: Scatter the sunbeams



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Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d278
Cumberland Hymns, a Collection of "Whosoever Will" Songs. Centenary ed. #d166
Happy Voices No. 1 #d123
Lasting Songs #d107
Songs of Sovereign Grace #115TextAudioPage Scan
Supplement to the Harp of Glory, Containing ... Songs for Gospel Singers #d52
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