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Lift your heart to Jesus

When the sky is sparkling with the morning light

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [When the sky is sparking with the morning light]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the sky is sparking with the morning light,
When the roses glitter with the dewdrops bright,
When around your pathway many blessings throng,
Lift your heart to Jesus in a joyful song.

Lift your heart to the King above,
Trusting in his love;
Lift a prayer to Jesus as you pass along;
When he sends the answer, praise him with a song.

2 When a cloud of trouble hides the sunny blue,
Brightly shines a rainbow, with its promise true;
When a burden presses, whether grief or care,
Lift your heart to Jesus in a silent prayer. [Refrain]

3 When temptations meet you, seek his mighty pow’r,
Making you a victor in the trying hour;
Whether sun or shadow, on his grace depend;
Lift your heart to Jesus,—trust him to the end. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #100

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the sky is sparkling with the morning light
Title: Lift your heart to Jesus
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Epworth Praises #d242

Selected Sunday School Songs #d234

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Sunday School Voices #100

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