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I trust and wait

I know not what a day may bring

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [I know not what a day may bring]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I know not what a day may bring
Of joy or pain to me;
But from the past my soul has learned
To trust, O Lord, in thee.

Refrain:
And so, whate’er my spirit fill,
I trust and wait thy sovereign will;
Believing this, that thou, my Friend,
Wilt guide me safely to the end.

2 I know not what a day may bring,
Or where my path may lead;
But ev’ry promise in thy word
My soul delights to plead. [Refrain]

3 I know not what a day may bring,
It matters naught to me;
Since like a child by faith I rest,
Confiding, Lord, in thee. [Refrain]

4 I know not if my waking eyes
Another day may see;
But angel wings will quickly bear
My raptured soul to thee. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #107

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I know not what a day may bring
Title: I trust and wait
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: And so, whate'er my spirit fill

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Joyful Sound #107

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Sacred Trio #273

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The Sacred Trio #273

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