I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.@John 8:12

Friend S. Robinson, in Songs of the Savior’s Love, edited by John H. Alleman (Chicago, Illinois: Northwestern Music Company, 1892).

Charles L. Moore (🔊 pdf nwc).

Burdened with sin’s darkest night of distress,
Jesus, the light of the world,
Light will break in if your sins you confess,
Jesus, the brightness of glory.

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Jesus the beautiful, beautiful light,
Beautiful light of the world,
Beautiful, beautiful light of the world,
Brightness of glory.

Looking to Jesus who shed His own blood,
Jesus, the light of the world,
Losing your burdens and gaining His love,
Jesus, the brightness of glory.

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Travelers in darkness with sin blinded eyes,
Jesus, the light of the world,
Look at His bidding, and light will arise,
Jesus, the brightness of glory.

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Needless the sunlight in Heaven we’re told,
Jesus, the light of the world,
Christ is the light in the city of gold,
Jesus, the brightness of glory.

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