Scripture Verse

I am the light of the world: he that followeth Me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. John 8:12

Introduction

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William T. Dale
1845–1924

Words: S. Al­thea Ber­rie, in Sup­ple­ment to the Harp of Glo­ry, ed­it­ed by Will­iam T. Dale & H. A. R. Hor­ton (Nash­ville, Ten­nes­see: Will­iam T. Dale, 1912), num­ber 37.

Music: Will­iam T. Dale (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Ber­rie (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of Dale, would you ?

Lyrics

I am walking each day
In this world below,
In the glory that shines from above;
O ’tis precious to know
As I onward go,
In the light of God’s wonderful love.

Refrain

It is wonderful, wonderful love,
That shines on my path from above;
It brightens the way, turning night into day,
The light of God’s wonderful love.

When the shadows of sin,
With its dark despair,
Would my visions of glory subdue;
Lo, from Heaven above
There shines on my soul
The full light of God’s wonderful love.

Refrain

When my labors shall cease
And my soul’s set free,
I shall go to the land of pure love;
With my Savior I’ll rest,
And I’ll happy be,
In the light of God’s wonderful love.

Refrain