Scripture Verse

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in Heaven. Matthew 5:16

Introduction

Words: Ro­sa Mul­hol­land, 1886.

Music: Brook­field Tho­mas B. South­gate, 1855 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Mulholland or Southgate (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Lyrics

Give me, O Lord, a heart of grace,
A voice of joy, a shining face,
That I may show, where’er I turn,
Thy love within my soul doth burn.

Though life be sweet and joy be dear,
Be in my mind a quiet fear,
A patient strength in pain and care,
An enmity to dark despair.

A tenderness for all that stray,
With strength to help them on the way,
A cheerfulness, a heav’nly mirth
Brightening my steps along the earth.