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I Will Stand as a Witness of Christ

“Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.”

Matthew 5:14-16 KJV

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Encircled in the arms of heaven’s love
With grateful heart I walk the path prepared for me
The Savior is my light
My comfort and my guide
And His word is a lamp unto my feet

Yet all around me others wander lost
Whom will he send to seek them as they stray?
When mists of darkness rise
to blind His children’s eyes
Who will show the way? Who will show the way?
“A city on a hill cannot be hid,
Let your light so shine,” the Savior said

Like Esther in her courage, like Joseph in his faith
Like Ruth in her devotion, like Nephi in his strength
I will stand for truth and righteousness
Reflecting heaven’s light
And my life will be like a beacon in the night
For I will stand as a witness of Christ

The Spirit whispers peace into my soul
In every trial, in each uncertain hour.
I know I can endure
For as I kneel in prayer
He enfolds me in the warmth of heaven’s power

Yet others weep for grief that knows no peace
Where is their hope but in the Master’s word?
What comfort will He send
to heal the hearts of men?
Who will bear His love and light into the world?

“A city on a hill cannot be hid,
Let your light so shine,” the Savior said

(Repeat Chorus)
Like a candle in the darkness
Like a fire upon the hearth
Like the star that led to Bethlehem
Like sunrise o’er the earth
A city on a hill cannot be hid
“Let your light so shine,” the Savior said

(Repeat Chorus)

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  1. Marites Castardo

    Who is the composer of the song “I will stand as a witness of Christ”

  2. Ray Smith

    Beautiful Song, I bid you peace! 🙂

  3. Rosemarie

    How did you come to compose the lyrics and music for “I Will Stand as a Witness of Christ?” I love this song and am considering using it for an upcoming retreat.

    Pls reply soon thank you

  4. Zel

    I love this song, thank you so much! Someday, I want to sing this song after this Pandemic. Godbless us all

  5. Rozelene

    Thank you for sharing your music generously. God bless you.

  6. Nancy E. Megyesy

    Thank you so much for this song. It is so beautiful. Our choir is practicing it so we can sing it on a Sunday at Church. Just love it. I can almost see the story it tells as I sing it.

  7. Douglas Bwalya

    I love this song, am really enjoying this song every single day.

  8. valerie

    This is so beautiful and inspiring. I see spiritual dancing when I listen to this song
    Thank you

  9. Christine

    This song is inspire me to be more active in God’s work so that’s why I need this piece to sing, and to have a perfect tune about this song in choir.

  10. Jody Paula Amor Estrada

    the song is really good….i like it….hope u’ll update more….

    • Debra Hochstrasser

      I totally love your songs & music!!!!!!!

  11. Dennelton

    Since i was 11 the tone of this music i never forget.. GBY

  12. Cherry Dale

    I am deeply touched by the message of the song. ♫♪♫♪

  13. Ross Johnson

    We have enjoyed and utilized songs Sister Sally has composed and arranged. Without exception, they are thoughtful, beautiful, and well-arranged. This is our first chance to give feedback and express our gratitude for all of her talent and gracious sharing. Thank you, Sally DeFord!

  14. ethol mii

    thanks for this song… napakaganda nakakablessed 🙂 i’ll try to sing it in solo…

  15. Aaron Carter

    This is such a powerful and beautiful song. Our youth choir is going to sing this in the next few months, I’m really happy to be the accompanist!

  16. Nonhle Mhlongo

    Wow!! wonderful song


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