May they who love You be like the sun.@Judges 5:31
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Charles H. Gabriel (1856-1932)

Miriam E. Arnold, in Zion’s Praises (Lamoni, Iowa: Herald Publishing House, 1903), number 51.

Charles H. Gabriel (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Miriam E. Arnold (1865-1916)

I would be a little sunbeam,
Shining brightly all the day,
With its light and joy and gladness,
Driving all the clouds away.

Refrain

Shining, shining,
Shining ever bright and fair;
Shining, shining,
Shedding sunlight everywhere;
Shining every day for Jesus,
Like a sunbeam pure and fair;
Driving out the gloom and sadness,
Shedding sunlight everywhere.

I would be a little sunbeam,
And with happy smile or song,
Cheer the hearts of those around me—
Make them cheerful, brave and strong.

Refrain

I would be a little sunbeam,
Help me, Jesus, so to shine;
May the light of Thy dear Spirit
Fill this little heart of mine.

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