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My Father knows just what is best

My Father knows just what is best

Author: Margie Howard Benton
Tune: [My Father knows just what is best]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My Father knows just what is best,
Knows what I need, and then the rest
Withholds with His unerring hands;
My Father knows: He understands.

Refrain:
O yes, He knows, my Father knows;
Whate’er my joys, whate’er my woes,
I place myself in His dear hands,
For this I know: He understands.

2 My Father knows just why ’tis best
That I sometimes should find no rest;
Why I am called thro’ trying fires,
Why I’m denied my heart’s desires. [Refrain]

3 My Father knows just when ’tis best
To call me unto heav’nly rest;
For me to cease my labors here,
And dwell within His presence dear. [Refrain]

4 Then, knowing that my Father knows,
I’ll fear no trials here, nor foes;
Whatever comes, whate’er befall,
My comfort is that He knows all. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8273

Author: Margie Howard Benton

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Text Information

First Line: My Father knows just what is best
Author: Margie Howard Benton
Refrain First Line: O yes, he knows, my Father knows
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #8273
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8273

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