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I know not what before me lies

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1 I know not what before me lies:
God kindly veils the distant skies;
I trust His love—He knoweth best,
His way will lead me into rest.

He is my guide, He knows the way,
He keepeth me from day to day;
Just as He wills my path shall be,
For oh, I know He leadeth me.

2 I know not how, or when, or where
He’ll lift the heavy cross I bear;
But this I know, when ‘tis laid down,
I shall receive for it a crown. [Refrain]

3 Sometimes the way is rough and steep,
The fords of sorrow dark and deep;
And yet I know when these are past,
I’ll reach my home in heav’n at last. [Refrain]

4 There, with the loved ones gone before,
United we for evermore
Shall sing the wonders of His grace
As we behold Him face to face. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #90

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonyms: C. D. Emerson, Charlotte G. Homer, S. B. Jackson, A. W. Lawrence, Jennie Ree… Go to person page >

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First Line: I know not what before me lies
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Refrain First Line: He is my Guide, he knows the way
Copyright: Public Domain



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Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #90

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