I Know Not What the Future Hath
Words: John Greenleaf Whittier, 1807-1892, alt.
Music: tune, BROTHERS JAMES' AIR, James Leith Macbeth Bain, 1840-1925
Topics: faith; hope; mercy; struggle; God's love and care
This text by John Greenleaf Whittier, an important American Quaker poet and champion of the abolition of slavery, tells of life's struggles and God's mercy, of human pain and God's strength and sustenance, and of God's love, care and presence in all.