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We will shine for Christ our Savior

We will shine for Christ our Savior

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [We will shine for Christ our Saviour]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We will shine for Christ our Saviour,
Though our years are very few,
We some little loving service,
Daily for our Lord may do.

Refrain:
We will shine for Christ our Saviour,
Each within his little sphere,
Shining ever for His glory,
Sending out love’s light and cheer.

2 We will shine for Christ our Saviour,
We will keep our lights aglow,
Teach us how to serve Him better,
As we older, wiser grow. [Refrain]

3 We will shine for Christ our Saviour,
Striving evermore to bring,
By our loving deeds the straying,
To the palace of our King. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #159

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

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First Line: We will shine for Christ our Savior
Author: Ida L. Reed

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Uplifted Voices #159

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