I am the light of the world.@John 8:12

Anthony J. Showalter, 1903 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Anthony J. Showalter (1858-1924)

The light of the world is Jesus!
It shines with a radiance beaming so bright,
Dispelling the gloom and darkness of night,
The light of the world is Jesus!

Refrain

The light of the world, light of the world
The light of the world is Jesus!
It shines on the way, shines on the way,
Turns night into day, night into day,
The light of the world is Jesus!

The light of the world is Jesus!
Effulgent its rays and lustrous its shine,
No clouds can obscure its beams so divine,
The light of the world is Jesus!

Refrain

The light of the world is Jesus!
Tho’ rough be my path and long be the way,
It leads to those mansions fairer than day,
The light of the world is Jesus!

Refrain