If you start this video at 4:45, you’ll hear a beautiful performance of the hymn “Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy.” (lyrics below)
The point of the song is that we can be like lighthouses in the darkness, helping people find safety in a confusing and stormy world. We do this by sharing God’s light! Just as He is merciful to us, we can be merciful and loving to those we interact with each day.
“Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy” (Hymns, 335)
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.
- Trim your feeble lamp, my brother;
Some poor sailor, tempest-tossed,
Trying now to make the harbor,
In the darkness may be lost.