He holds the key of all unknown

He holds the key of all unknown

Author: John Parker
Tune: [He holds the key of all unknown]
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 He holds the key of all unknown,
And I am glad;
If other hands should hold the key,
Or, if He trusted it to me,
I might be sad,
I might be sad.

2 What if tomorrow's cares were here
Without its rest?
I'd rather He unlocked the day
And as the hours swing open say,
“My will is best,”
“My will is best.”

3 The very dimness of my sight
Makes me secure;
For, groping in my misty way,
I feel His hand; I hear Him say,
“My help is sure,”
“My help is sure.”

4 I cannot read His future plans,
But this I know;
I have the smiling of His face,
And all the refuge of His grace,
While here below,
While here below.

5 Enough; this covers all my wants,
And so I rest;
For, what I cannot, He can see,
And in His care I safe shall be,
Forever blest,
Forever blest.

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 5 #134

Author: John Parker

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First Line: He holds the key of all unknown
Author: John Parker

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Gospel Hymns No. 5 #134

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Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #134

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