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I Know My Heavenly Father Knows

I know my heavenly Father knows

Author: S. M. I. Henry
Tune: [I know my heavenly Father knows]
Published in 75 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. I know my heav’nly Father knows
The storms that would my way oppose;
But He can drive the clouds away,
And turn the darkness into day.

He knows, He knows
The storms that would my way oppose;
He knows, He knows,
And tempers every wind that blows.

2. I know my heav’nly Father knows
The balm I need to soothe my woes;
And with His touch of love divine
He heals this wounded heart of mine.

3. I know my heav’nly Father knows
How frail I am to meet my foes;
But He my cause will e’er defend,
Uphold and keep me to the end.

4. I know my heav’nly Father knows
The hour my journey here will close;
And may that hour, O faithful Guide,
Find me safe sheltered by Thy side.

Source: 50 Uncommon Songs: for partakers of the common salvation #26

Author: S. M. I. Henry

HENRY, Mrs. Sarepta M. I., evangelist, temperance reformer, poet and author, born in Albion, Pa., 4th November, 1839. her father Rev. H. Nelson Irish, was a Methodist clergyman of the old style. He was preaching in Albion at the time of the daughter's birth. In 1841 he was sent to Illinois as a missionary, where he did heroic pioneer work and where he ended his days. In 1859 Miss Irish entered the Rock River Seminary, in Mt. Morris, Ill., when she had for her pastor Rev. J. H. Vincent, then just coming into his life work. Recognition had been given to her literary ability, and during her school days she won many honors in composition. On 7th March, 1861, Miss Irish became the wife of James W. Henry, of East Homer, N. Y. The Civil War broke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I know my heavenly Father knows
Title: I Know My Heavenly Father Knows
Author: S. M. I. Henry
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He knows, he knows
Copyright: Public Domain



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50 Uncommon Songs #26

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #444

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Sacred Selections for the Church #470


The Cyber Hymnal #4403

Include 71 pre-1979 instances
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