See the golden sunlight streaming

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1 See the golden sunlight streaming ever bright,
Over vale and mountain it is beaming fair;
Hear the sounds of happy voices ringing clear,
Singing, ringing thro' the balmy air.
Sing, O sing, gladly sing
Unto God who gives us all.

Chorus:
Praise his name forever,
Earth, in glad array,
Swells the gladsome chorus;
On this blessed Sabbath day,
Wake the sounding echoes
With the joyful singing;
May the sunshine of his glory
With us be.

2 Hear the songs of waving branches, floating on,
Soaring gently to the gleaming skies above;
Clear and sweet the birds are singing notes of joy,
Praises bringing to the God of love.
Sing, O sing, gladly sing
Unto God who gives us all. [Chorus]

3 All the world to joy awaking, with the songs
Ev'ry voice of Nature joins the jubilee,
In the choral song partaking, till the strains
Sweetly echo over land and sea.
Sing, O sing, gladly sing
Unto God who gives us all. [Chorus]

Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for use in Sunday Schools and praise services #83

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: See the golden sunlight streaming
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Praise his name
Copyright: Public Domain

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