The Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly.@Psalm 84:11

Phi­lip P. Bliss, Sun­shine for Sun­day Schools (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio & Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: John Church & George F. Root & Sons, 1873), page 3.

Ir­vine Phi­lip P. Bliss, 1873 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Philip P. Bliss (1838–1876)

Welcome, sweet sunshine,
Thy bright reign begin;
Beautiful sunshine,
Come in, oh, come in.

Refrain

Beautiful sunshine,
Come in, oh, come in;
Beautiful sunshine,
Come in, oh, come in.

Cold and unloving,
Too long have we been;
Beautiful sunshine,
Come in, oh, come in.

Refrain

Drive out the darkness,
The sorrow and sin;
Beautiful sunshine,
Come in, oh, come in.

Refrain

Heavenward, homeward,
The wandering win;
Beautiful sunshine,
Come in, oh, come in.

Refrain