Scatter love's sunbeams as onward

Scatter love's sunbeams as onward

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [Scatter love’s sunbeams as onward you go]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Scatter love’s sunbeams as onward you go,
Brighten life’s pathway with blessings below;
Scatter love’s sunbeams, their golden rays bright
May some lost wand’rer lead into the light.

Refrain:
Scatter the sunbeams over life’s way;
Shed forth their brightness day after day;
Scatter the sunbeams of joy divine;
Bright beams of love,
Over the world let them shine.

2 Scatter the blossoms of mercy so sweet,
Pluck out the thorn points that wound the tired feet;
Comfort the weary with fragrance and bloom,
With kindness loving life’s pathway illume. [Refrain]

3 Scatter hope’s carols from harp-strings of love;
Ring out the glad notes life’s discords above,
Till they shall echo o’er mountain and plain,
In cot and palace, a beautiful strain. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #70

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 >

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First Line: Scatter love's sunbeams as onward
Author: Ida L. Reed
Refrain First Line: Scatter the sunbeams over life's

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