It Is His Will

I ask not why some days are fair

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [I ask not why some days are fair]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I ask not why some days are fair,
Why some are filled with grief and care;
I ask not why, but trusting still,
I only know it is His will.

Refrain:
It is His will, and I am satisfied!
It is His will, nor want I aught beside.
I ask not why, but trusting will,
I only know it is His will.

2 By paths unknown to me He leads,
Through desert wilds or flow’ry meads;
Where’er I go, He leads me still,
I only know it is His will. [Refrain]

3 It is His will and I am blest,
With Him, my God, I lead the rest;
By troubled seas, be waters still,
I only know it is His will. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #20

Author: William Cushing

Rv William Orcutt Cushing USA 1823-1903. Born at Hingham, MA, he read the Bible as a teenager and became a follower of the Orthodox Christian school of thought. At age 18 he decided to become a minister, following in his parents theology. His first pastorate was at the Christian Church, Searsburg, NY. He married Hena Proper in 1854. She was a great help to him throughout his ministry. He ministered at several NY locations over the years, including Searsburg, Auburn, Brookley, Buffalo, and Sparta. Hena died in 1870, and he returned to Searsburg, again serving as pastor there. Working diligently with the Sunday school, he was dearly beloved by young and old. Soon after, he developed a creeping paralysis that caused him to lose his… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I ask not why some days are fair
Title: It Is His Will
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: It is His will, and I am satisfied
Copyright: Public Domain

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