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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Sunbeams

Speak kindly to the erring one you meet upon the way

Author: Isaac Naylor
Tune: [Speak kindly to the erring one you meet upon the way]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Speak kindly to the erring one you meet upon the way;
The burdened heart is yearning for a word that you may say.
With anxious heart and smiling face tell of a Savior’s love;
And point the way that leads to everlasting life above.

Refrain:
Sunbeams, sunbeams, scatter them day by day;
Sunbeams, sunbeams, scatter them all the way,
Sunbeams, sunbeams, scatter them while you may,
Where’er you be, on land or sea,
Scatter them all the way.

2 Speak gently to the wand’ring one! O do not scold or frown;
Remember that his brow may some day wear a starry crown.
Be patient; soft in pathos speak; in earnest try to win;
A precious jewel, priceless gem, tho’ stained with guilt and sin. [Refrain]

3 Speak sweetly to the fallen one, in accents soft and low;
Tell of the patient Savior and His love, where’re you go,
Remember that when thou thyself wert deep in sin and night;
A tender word, a winning smile, brought comfort, joy and light. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #46

Author: Isaac Naylor

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Text Information

First Line: Speak kindly to the erring one you meet upon the way
Title: Sunbeams
Author: Isaac Naylor
Refrain First Line: Sunbeams, sunbeams

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Special Songs #10

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