The light that shines is the light of love

Author: Harry Dixon Loes (1895-1965)

Pseudonyms: Deal Bartells Born Harold Loes, the American gospel song writer took the middle name Dixon in honour of A. C. Dixon, the pastor of Moody Church at the time. Harry Dixon Loes studied at Moody Bible Institute, and after extensive training in music he served a number of churches with a ministry of music. From 1939 until his retirement he was a member of the music faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He wrote the lyrics for 1,500 gospel songs, and composed 3,000 tunes. One day in 1915, Paul Rader preached a sermon in Moody Church, in Chicago. His theme was, “All that I want is in Jesus.” In the congregation was young Harry Dixon Loes, then a senior at Moody Bible Institute, where he would eventually teach. Inspired… Go to person page >

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First Line: The light that shines is the light of love
Author: Harry Dixon Loes (1895-1965)
Source: Possibly based on a song
Refrain First Line: This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine
Publication Date: 2013
Copyright: © Copyright owner untraced

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