EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
1. ME WANT WALK GOD SHINE-ON-me LIKE HIS-lf CHILD.
ME WANT FOLLOW JESUS.
GOD SET-UP STAR DOT-SKY SHINE-DOWN-ON WORLD.
MY LIFE HAVE STAR. WHO? JESUS.
Refrain: IF ME WITH HIM-lf, ALL DARKNESS GONE.
(<) NIGHT, (>) DAY, SEEM SAME TO ME.
LAMB HE-lf LIGHT FOR GOD HIS-rt CITY.
SHINE-ON MY HEART, LORD JESUS.
2. ME WANT SEE LIGHT FROM GOD.
ME WANT LOOK-AT-lf JESUS.
BRIGHT SUN RIGHTEOUS, SHINE-DOWN MY WAY.
SHOW-me ME RIGHT WAY ARRIVE HEAVENLY-FATHER.
3. ME LOOK-FORWARD CHRIST COME AGAIN.
ME WANT TOGETHER JESUS.
IF WE RACE PATIENT DO HIS-lf WILL,
WE WILL LIVE HAPPY WITH JESUS.
Notes: ME - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
SHINE-ON-me - [O^] is held high PO > signer; hands open to [5^] while moving > signer.
DOT-SKY - (2h)[5:], POs and FOs diagonally up, hands jab upwards as if dotting the sky with stars.
ALL - (2h)[B^], POs up, FOs ><, DH circles around NDH and lands on its palm. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Whole.
LIGHT - Same sign as BRIGHT and CLEAR, that is, (2h)[O^], POs away, FOs up, open to (2h), while separating. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Light - 1.
RIGHTEOUS - Elbow of DH [S] is placed firmly against the backhand of NDH [B], PO down.
HEAVENLY-FATHER - (2h)[A], FOs up, DH - held against forehead, NDH close to but lower, both hands open to (2h) while moving upwards. HEAVEN may be added to this. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Heavenly Father - 1.
WILL - WANT but shaken back and forth to show intensity.
1. I want to walk as a child of the light.
I want to follow Jesus.
God set the stars to give light to the world.
The star of my life is Jesus.
Refrain: In him there is no darkness at all.
The night and the day are both alike.
The Lamb is the light of the city of God.
Shine in my heart, Lord Jesus.
2. I want to see the brightness of God.
I want to look at Jesus.
Clear sun of righteousness, shine on my path.
And show me the way to the Father.
3. I'm looking for the coming of Christ.
I want to be with Jesus.
When we have run with patience the race,
We shall know the joy of Jesus.