YOU ARE OUR SUNSHINE

As the sun’s rays penetrate

And the body absorbs same,

Is Your tender loving touch

With the wonder of Your name.

As the sun’s warmth and glow

Plants a smile on our face,

Is Your sweet and gentle fellowship

Enveloped with Your grace.

The sunshine always gives us hope

And lights up our darkest days;

It ignites a joy from within

With a beauty that remains.

The sun inspires us in many ways

To pursue many things,

Where adventures become a norm

With freedom this so brings.

But there is a special Son

That will light our path indeed,

God’s only Son, Jesus Christ;

A lamp for our feet.

This Son will never scorch us

And although we feel the heat,

His yoke is light and will ease burdens

So we do not taste defeat.

God’s anointed Son

Will warm our weary soul;

Bring sunshine to a heavy heart

To instil much joy behold!

Jesus is our sunshine;

A ray of hope and inspiration,

Who ignites our soul with true faith;

With faithfulness and patience.

And when our tear drops cascade

He’ll put a rainbow in our heart,

As His sunshine with His covenant

Guarantees a brand new start.

He will never flood our soul

So we’re overwhelmed with pain,

But instead will heal us as we cry

As we trust in Him again.

Our sunshine and our sweet delight

As we bow to only You,

And worship You with all our heart

As You transform and make things new.

(C) P.B. 2021

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”  Matthew 11:28-30

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”  Psalm 119:105

“And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, ‘This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.’”  Matthew 3:17

“I will set a rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth…the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.”  Genesis 9:13-15

“The sun shall not strike you by day, nor the moon by night.  The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul.  The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore.”  Psalm 121:6-8

“That you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.”  Matthew 5:45

“Be angry, and do not sin, do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil.”  Ephesians 4:26-27

“Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.”  John 8:36

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