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The light is here, the blessed light

The light is here, the blessed light

Author: E. A. Barnes
Tune: [The light is here, the blessed light]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The light is here, the blessed light,
The shadows lift and take their flight;
And thus, to guide our steps aright,
We hear the Saviour saying:

Refrain:
“He that followeth me,
He that followeth me,
Shall not walk in darkness,
Shall not walk in darkness,
But shall have the light of life,
The light of life.”

2 The light is pure, the light is free,
It shines for all, that all may see;
And oh, ‘tis sweet beyond degree,
The voice that still is saying: [Refrain]

3 The light abides in him alone,
As by his word so sweetly shown;
And thus in faith from yonder throne,
We hear the Saviour saying: [Refrain]

4 The light is o’er the upward way,
It shineth on to perfect day;
And we are safe when we obey
The voice that still is saying: [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #40

Author: E. A. Barnes

Edward Albert Barnes, born January 24 1842. He was a life long resident of Chicago and a prolifich hymn writer, and active in the American Temperance Movement. Dianne Shapiro, from http://mms.newberry.org/html/BarnesE.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The light is here, the blessed light
Author: E. A. Barnes
Refrain First Line: He that followeth me
Copyright: Public Domain

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Sacred Trio #358

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Showers of Blessing #40

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The Sacred Trio #358

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