1 The light pours down from heaven,
And enters where it may;
The eyes of all earth's children
Are cheered with one bright day.
2 So let the mind's true sunshine
Be spread o'er earth as free,
And fill men's waiting spirits,
As the waters fill the sea.
3 The soul can shed a glory
On every work well done;
As even things most lowly
Are radiant in the sun.
4 Then let each human spirit
Enjoy the vision bright;
The truth which comes from heaven
Shall spread like heaven's own light;
5 Till earth becomes God's temple;
And every human heart
Shall join in one great service,
Each happy in his part.