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I little see, I little know

I little see, I little know

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer
Tune: FELLOWSHIP (Wathall)
Published in 21 hymnals

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1. I little see, I little know,
Yet I can fear no ill;
He who hath guided me till now
Will be my leader still.

2. No burden yet was on me laid
Of trouble or of care,
But He my trembling step hath stayed,
And given me strength to bear.

3. I know not what beyond may lie,
But look, in humble faith,
Into a larger life to die,
And find new birth in death.

4. He will not leave my soul forlorn;
I still must find Him true,
Whose mercies have been new each morn
And every evening new.

5. Upon His providence I lean,
As lean in faith I must;
The lesson of my life hath been
A heart of grateful trust.

6. And so my onward way I fare
With happy heart and calm,
And mingle with my daily care
The music of my psalm.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2878

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Hosmer, Frederick Lucian, B.A., was born at Framingham, Mass., in 1840, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated B.A. in 1869. Entering the Unitarian Ministry in 1872 he has held charges in Quincy, Ill., 1872-77; Cleveland, Ohio, 1878-92; St. Louis, 1894-99; and since 1899, at Berkeley, Cal. His Way of Life, 1877, was a compilation of Prayers and Responsive Services for Sunday Schools. Of Unity Hymns and Carols, 1880, he was joint editor with W. C. Gannett and J. V. Blake. His hymns were published jointly by him and W. C. Gannett (q.v.), as The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.), 1st Series, 1885; 2nd Series, 1894. Of his 56 hymns in this work the following have come into common use, for the most part during… Go to person page >

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First Line: I little see, I little know
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

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The Cyber Hymnal #2878
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