1. Fair is the sunshine,
Fairer the moonlight
And all the stars in heav’n above;
Jesus shines brighter,
Jesus shines purer
And brings to all the world his love.
2. Fair are the meadows,
Fairer the woodlands,
Robed in the flowers of blooming spring;
Jesus is fairer,
Jesus is purer.
He makes the sorrowing spirit sing.
3. Beautiful Savior!
Lord of the nations!
Son of God and Son of Man!
Thee will I honor, praise, and give glory,
Give praise and glory evermore!
Words: Anon., 12th century
Music: Silesian folk song, arr. by Darwin Wolford, b. 1936. Arr. © 1989 IRI
- Children's Songbook
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- Anon., 12th century
- Doctrine and Covenants 43:34, Doctrine and Covenants 110:2–4
- Descants (Optional Voice Parts), Songs with, Jesus Christ—Example, Jesus Christ—Son of God, Praise