While Here

Spirit of life and light Shine through this weary night

Author: Edgar C. Mason
Tune: [Spirit of life and light]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Spirit of life and light,
Shine thro’ this weary night,
My path illume;
Show me the way to go,
Make me Thy will to know;
Dispel the gloom,
Dispel the gloom.

2 Comfort this heart, so worn,
So crushed by burdens borne,
Cast down so low;
Let Thy sweet peace console,
This weary, anxious soul,
Tossed to and fro,
Tossed to and fro.

3 Let holy hopes arise
Plainly before my eyes,
Hopes fixed on high;
Hopes that shall never fail;
Anchored within the veil,
Beyond the sky,
Beyond the sky.

4 Thus may I lifted be,
Out of my low degree,
On holy wings;
Kept ever in the way,
Aspiring day by day,
To higher things,
To higher things.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9080

Author: Edgar C. Mason

Born: January 29, 1864, Jonesborough, Tennessee. Died: March 22, 1935, South River, New Jersey. Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, New Jersey. http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/s/mason_ec.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Spirit of life and light Shine through this weary night
Title: While Here
Author: Edgar C. Mason
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #9080
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The Cyber Hymnal #9080

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