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Beautiful Sunbeams

Softly come the blessed sunbeams

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Softly come the blessed sunbeams]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Softly come the blessed sunbeams
In a flood of golden rain,
Bringing gifts of wealth and beauty
To all Nature’s wide domain.

Refrain:
Beautiful sunbeams, radian sunbeams,
Like sweet benedictions fall;
Beautiful sunbeams gently descending,
Bring their joy and cheer to all.

2 Sunbeams on the snow-capped mountains
Lay a dazzling diadem,
And the humble, tiny dew drop
Turn they to a sparkling gem. [Refrain]

3 Verdant land and glancing water
Answer to the sun’s caress,
And the clouds of eve and morning
Blush with hues of loveliness. [Refrain]

4 Like a smile of God, our Father,
Comes the sun with welcome light,
Telling all his earthly children
Of his goodness and his might. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #114

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Softly come the blessed sunbeams
Title: Beautiful Sunbeams
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Beautiful sunbeams, radian sunbeams
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Service of Praise #114

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