Many years ago in church we sang a hymn that contained the lyrics, "a little bit of sunshine in the rain." I have searched for the music for this song for a very long time, but cannot find anything. Can you please help me with this?

Answer

I think this is the song you want. Sometimes people's memories of lyrics are not 100% exact. There was no exact match, and other songs that came close were not church-worthy. There is a hymn, however, called "Sunshine In The Mountain" that The Carter Family (a folk group) and others have sung:

When our hearts are bound in sorrow

And it seems all help is gone

Jesus whispers do not falter

I will leave you not alone

Then somehow amidst my trials

How it is I cannot see

Then I hear a voice from heaven

Gently saying follow me

There is sunshine in the shadows

There is sunshine in the rain

There is sunshine in our sorrows

And our hearts are filled with pain

There is sunshine when we're burdened

There is sunshine when we pray

There is sunshine heavenly sunshine

Blessed sunshine all the way

Sometimes my friends forsake me

And I'm tempted to despair

Then I think of my dear savior

To lay his head His head nowhere

Oh, it pays to follow Jesus

Just to learn of him each day

And I'll guarantee you, my brothers

You'll have sunshine all the way

There is sunshine in the shadows

There is sunshine in the rain

There is sunshine in our sorrows

And our hearts are filled with pain

There is sunshine when we're burdened

There is sunshine when we pray

There is sunshine heavenly sunshine

Blessed sunshine all the way.

Updated on April 3, 2020

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60 Songs About the Sun and Sunshine
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