Let the Lower Lights Be Burning Lyrics

Johnny Cash


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Johnny Cash
album: Track 5 in album Hymns From the Heart
release date: 1962
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length: 2:11

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Brightly beams our Father's mercy from his lighthouse evermore
But to us he gives the keeping of the lights along the shore

Let the lower lights be burning, send a gleam across the wave
Some poor fainting struggling seaman, you may rescue you may save

Dark the night of sin has settled loud the angry billows roar
Eager eyes are watching longing for the lights along the shore

Let the lower lights be burning, send a gleam across the wave
Some poor fainting struggling seaman, you may rescue you may save

Trim your feeble lamp my brother, some poor sailor tempest tossed
Trying now to make the harbor in the darkness may be lost

Let the lower lights be burning, send a gleam across the wave
Some poor fainting struggling seaman, you may rescue you may save

Track Listing

  • 1 He'll Understand and Say Well Done
  • 2 God Must Have My Fortune Laid Away
  • 3 I Got Shoes
  • 4 When I've Learned Enough to Die
  • 5 Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
  • 6 If We Never Meet Again
  • 7 When I Take My Vacation in Heaven
  • 8 Taller Than Trees
  • 9 I Won't Have to Cross Jordan Alone
  • 10 When He Reached Down His Hand for Me
  • 11 My God Is Real
  • 12 These Hands