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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

God Plans the Best for Me

I cannot tell, I do not know, What in the future

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [I cannot tell, I do not know]
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I cannot tell, I do not know, What in the future
Title: God Plans the Best for Me
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God plans the best, He cares for me
Copyright: Copyright, 1929. G. Kieffer Vaughan, owner.



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Golden Hours #41

Gospel Echoes #31

Gospel Glory #35

Harmony Bells #37

Page Scan

Majestic Melodies #37

Perfect Hearts #41

Quartet Song Book No. 4 #d31

Quartet Song Book No. 5 #d30

Quartet Song Book No. 6 #d25

Quartet Song Book No. 7 #d34

Quartet Song Book No. 9 #d25

Silver Trumpet #41

Singing Star #69

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #918

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