313. Sunlight

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1 I wandered in the shades of night,
Till Jesus came to me,
And with the sunlight of His love
Bid all my darkness flee.

Chorus:
Sunlight, sunlight in my soul today,
Sunlight, sunlight all along the way;
Since the Savior found me
Took away my sin,
I have had the sunlight of His love within.

2 Tho' clouds may gather in the sky,
And billows round me roll,
However dark the world may be,
I've sunlight in my soul. (Chorus)

3 While walking in the light of God,
I sweet communion find;
I press with holy vigor on,
And leave the world behind. (Chorus)

4 I cross the wide-extended fields,
I journey o'er the plain,
And in the sunlight of His love
I reap the golden grain. (Chorus)

5 Soon I shall see Him as He is,
The light that came to me,
Behold the brightness of His face,
Thro'out eternity. (Chorus)

Text Information
First Line: I wandered in the shades of night
Title: Sunlight
Author: Judson W. Van deVenter
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture: Matthew 17:2; Hebrews 2:9; 1 Peter 2:9
Topic: Christ: Light; Christ: Love
Refrain First Line: Sunlight, sunlight in my soul today
Tune Information
Name: [I wandered in the shades of night]
Composer: Winfield S. Weeden
Key: E♭ Major



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