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
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T. Martin Towne (1835–1912)

E. Le­na Gris­wold, in Wel­come Songs, ed­it­ed by T. Mar­tin Towne & David C. Cook (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Da­vid C. Cook, 1894), num­ber 10.

Ap­ia T. Mar­tin Towne (🔊 pdf nwc).

Now trim your lamp for Jesus,
Let not your light be dim;
Full well He knows each action
That you may do for Him.

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Then trim your lamp for Jesus,
And to your faith be true;
The world will judge of Jesus
By what they see in you.

Now trim your lamp for Jesus,
Nor let it hidden be;
Be not ashamed of Jesus,
He’s not ashamed of thee.

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Now trim your lamp for Jesus;
’Tis He who bids you shine;
And His shall be the glory,
A crown of life be thine.

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Then trim your lamp for Jesus,
Nor deem it e’er a cross
To bravely shine for Jesus
’Mid earthly sin and loss.

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