They that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.@Daniel 12:3

Charles D. Till­man, 1908. Pub­lished in The Re­vi­val No. 6 (At­lan­ta, Geor­gia: Char­lie Till­man, 1910), num­ber 92 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles D. Tillman (1861–1943)

Tho’ like others, you’re not gifted,
You can shine;
Every cloud can soon be lifted,
You can shine;
Jesus promised grace to aid you,
You can shine;
Trusting all to Him who made you,
You can shine.

Refrain

When your heart with love is glowing,
You will shine;
When His love you’re daily showing,
You will shine;
When this saddened world is brightened,
By the rays of light divine,
If you really have the blessing,
You will shine.

Tho’ you cannot be a leader,
You can shine;
Tho’ sometimes you are not needed,
You can shine;
You may sometimes be rejected,
You can shine;
If His light you have reflected,
Then you shine.

Refrain

When you are so tried and tested,
You can shine;
When you cannot be molested,
You can shine;
Trials may press hard upon you,
You can shine;
If His tender love has won you,
Shout and shine.

Refrain

Then when time is but a story,
You will shine
In a land of wondrous glory,
You will shine;
Jesus will be there to greet you,
You will shine;
Loved ones gone before will meet you,
Shout and shine.

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