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
Fanny Crosby (1820–1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1901. Some hymnals show the author as Charles Bruce, one of Fanny’s pseudonyms.

Brisbane Ira D. Sankey (🔊 pdf nwc).

Ira D. Sankey (1840–1908)

Trim thy lamp and keep it burning,
With a clear and steady ray;
It may cheer a weary pilgrim,
That perchance has lost his way.


Trim thy lamp, and keep it burning,
Till our blessèd Lord appear;
Keep it trimmed and shining brightly,
For His coming draweth near.

Never waning, ever shining,
Day and night thy lamp must be,
Lest a brother’s feet should stumble,
And his fall be charged to thee.


Trim thy lamp and keep it burning
With the flame of sacred love,
Pointing ever to the mansions
Of eternal rest above.