Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam

Published Categorized as Bible Hymns For Children

About wants me for a sunbeam

The song, wants me for a sunbeam is also called I’ll be a sunbeam. It is a well-known children’s hymn that was published in 1905.

wants me for a sunbeam is based on Judges 5: 31

So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might…

The lyrics for wants me for a sunbeam were composed by an American called Nellie Talbot. The melody was composed in 1900 by Edwin O. Excell.

No one knows much about Nellie Talbot. It is presumed that she may have been born in Missouri in 1874 and that she might have was lived in Chicago in 1910 (Wikipedia, 2022).

wants me for a sunbeam lyrics

Verse 1

To shine for Him each day.

In every way try to please Him

At home, at school, at .


A sunbeam, a sunbeam,


A sunbeam, a sunbeam,

I’ll be a sunbeam for him.

Verse 2

 Jesus wants me to be loving

And kind to all I see,

Showing how pleasant and happy

His little one can be.

Verse 3

I will ask Jesus to help me,

To keep my heart from sin;

Ever reflecting His goodness,

And always shine for Him.

Verse 4

I’ll be a sunbeam for Jesus;

I can if I but try;

Serving Him moment by moment,

Then live with Him on high.

Sunflower, Flower, Yellow Flower, Petals, Yellow Petals

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