Welcome, sweet sunshine, thy bright

Welcome, sweet sunshine, thy bright

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Tune: [Welcome, sweet sunshine] (Bliss)
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Welcome, sweet sunshine, thy bright reign begin;
Beautiful sunshine, come in, oh, come in.

Refrain:
Beautiful sunshine, come in, oh, come in;
Beautiful sunshine, come in, oh, come in.

2 Cold and unloving, too long have we been;
Beautiful sunshine, come in, oh, come in. [Refrain]

3 Drive out the darkness, the sorrow and sin;
Beautiful sunshine, come in, oh, come in. [Refrain]

4 Heavenward, homeward, the wandering win;
Beautiful sunshine,come in, oh, come in. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11522

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Welcome, sweet sunshine, thy bright
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Beautiful sunshine, come in

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11522
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #11522

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