Sunbeams

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1 We are little sunbeams,
Shining day by day,
Shining for the Savior,
At our work and play;
Shining for the Savior
At our work and play.

2 Like the Star of Bethlehem,
Shining thro' the night,
We would guide earth's pilgrims
To the Land of Light;
We would guide earth's pilgrims
To the Land of Light.

3 Dark would be the shadows
And the pathway drear,
If we did not scatter
sunbeams far and near;
If we did not scatter
sunbeams far and near.

4 Clouds may sometimes gather,
But will flee away
If we keep on shining
Brighter ev'ry day;
If we keep on shining
Brighter ev'ry day.

5 Loving, helpful sunbeams
We will ever be,
shining, always shining,
Dearest Lord, for Thee;
Shining, always shining,
Dearest Lord, for Thee.

Source: The New Praiseworthy for the Church and Sunday School #157

Author: Mrs. J. D. Jones

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Text Information

First Line: We are little sunbeams, Shining day by day
Title: Sunbeams
Author: Mrs. J. D. Jones
Language: English
Publication Date: 1916
Copyright: Public Domain

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Although he composed nearly one hundred works, Franz Gruber is remembered for only oneā€“the tune of "Silent Night," composed on Christmas Eve, 1818. He scored the tune for tenor and bass soli (sung by Mohr and Gruber on that night) with the final phrase to be repeated in harmony (sung by the villag…

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