Bright as the promises of God

What a joy to know our Father holds the future

Author: John W. Peterson
Tune: [What a joy to know our Father holds the future]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John W. Peterson

Pseudonymn: John Willard. John W. Peterson (November 1, 1921 – September 20, 2006) was a songwriter who had a major influence on evangelical Christian music in the 1950s through the 1970s. He wrote over 1000 songs, and 35 cantatas. Born in Lindsborg, Kansas, he served as an Army Air Force pilot flying the China Hump during World War II. Later, he attended Moody Bible Institute and served on the radio staff there for a number of years. In 1953, he graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago and shortly thereafter settled in Pennsylvania to continue his songwriting career. He then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where for over ten years he was President and Editor-in-Chief of Singspiration, a sacred music publish… Go to person page >

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First Line: What a joy to know our Father holds the future
Title: Bright as the promises of God
Author: John W. Peterson
Refrain First Line: O, the future is as bright as the promises



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