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I Know Who Holds Tomorrow

Representative Text

1 I don't know about tomorrow,
I just live from day to day.
I don't borrow from its sunshine,
For its skies may turn to gray.
I don't worry o'er the future,
For I know what Jesus said,
And today I'll walk beside Him,
For He knows what is ahead.

Refrain:
Many things about tomorrow,
I don't seem to understand;
But I know who holds tomorrow,
And I know who holds my hand.

2 Every step is getting brighter,
As the golden stairs I climb;
Every burden's getting lighter;
Every cloud is silver lined.
There the sun is always shining,
There no tear will dim the eye,
At the ending of the rainbow,
Where the mountains touch the sky. [Refrain]

3 I don't know about tomorrow,
It may bring me poverty;
But the one who feeds the sparrow,
Is the one who stands by me.
And the path that be my portion,
May be through the flame or flood,
But His presence goes before me,
And I'm covered with His blood. [Refrain]

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #446

Author: Ira F. Stanphill

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Text Information

First Line: I don't know about tomorrow
Title: I Know Who Holds Tomorrow
Author: Ira F. Stanphill
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Many things about tomorrow
Copyright: © 1950, renewed 1978, Singspiration Music

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

African American Heritage Hymnal #415

Text

African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #446

Hymns of Faith #444

Praise y Adoración #311a

Audio

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #341

Sing Joyfully #495

Songs of Zion #29

The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal #48

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #281

Total Praise #420

Yes, Lord! #124

Include 20 pre-1979 instances
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