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I ask not why some days are fair

I ask not why some days are fair

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [I ask not why some days are fair]
Published in 9 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

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. 0 safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I ask not why some days are fair
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: It is His will, and I am satisfied

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Consecrated Hymns #83

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Hymns of the Kingdom #20

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Hymns that Help #43

Praise Ye, a Collection of Sacred Songs #d55

Songs of Conquest No. l #d28

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The Christian Church Hymnal #135

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The Master's Call #43

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With Heart and Voice #80

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