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The Sunday School Lighthouse

The Sunday School Lighthouse shines out on life's wave

Author: Charles Reign Scoville
Tune: [The Sunday School Lighthouse, shines out on life's wave]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The Sunday School Lighthouse, shines out on life’s wave,
It beams for all nations, their children to save;
Thro’ Calvary’s cross and thro’ Bethlehem’s cave
The light shines from glory with power to save.

Sunday School Lighthouse,
Sunday School Lighthouse,
Send out thy gleam o’er the wave;
Sunday School Lighthouse,
Sunday School Lighthouse,
Oh, help us the children to save.

2 The channels are narrow, sin’s breakers are there,
Life’s ocean is strewed with the wrecks of despair;
Then build up, my brother, no time for delay,
The Sunday School Lighthouse, and save them today. [Refrain]

3 The workers are needed, the teachers are few,
The Master, my brother, depends upon you;
Don’t wait for some wasted life wrecked on the shoals,
The Sunday School Lighthouse must save lives and souls. [Refrain]

4 Where Unbelief’s waves roll and storms are most fierce,
The Sunday School Lighthouse that dark gloom must pierce;
‘Tis the gleam of that Star which at Bethlehem shone,
The Sunday School Lighthouse will light the way home. [Refrain]

Source: Christian Gospel Hymns: for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings: contains the cream of all the old songs, and the very best of all the new #134

Author: Charles Reign Scoville

Born in Indiana, died in Kansas Dianne Shapiro, from Find a Grave website (accessed 6/20/2022) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Sunday School Lighthouse shines out on life's wave
Title: The Sunday School Lighthouse
Author: Charles Reign Scoville
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sunday School Lighthouse
Copyright: Public Domain



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Christian Gospel Hymns #134

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Crowns of Rejoicing #114

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Songs of the King #161

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