What a lovely Godly man,he will be in Heaven with his Wife and people. Listen to I Know Who Holds Tomorrow by The Oak Ridge Boys - Old Country Church. On April 23, 1939, Stanphill married Zelma Lawson, a minister's daughter who "played piano by ear and accompanied her parents on a local radio program. Keep up the good work! For years, Zelma traveled with Ira and joined him in serving the Lord as they shared the gospel in one crusade after another. Features of this Song. Nice summary of a man of God whose music has meant so much to me.  Stanphill and Zelma had a son, Ray.  In the early 1940s, he served as associate pastor at Full Gospel Tabernacle in Bakersfield, California. Great is thy faithfulness. , Source: Christian Copyright Licensing (CCLI) website, searched 6 March 2018. Zelma eventually decided that ministry was not for her and left Ira. Following Zelda’s death, he married Gloria Hollingsworth on June 7, 1951 and the couple had two daughters together. Play. Display Title: I Don't Know about Tomorrow (I Know Who Holds Tomorrow) First Line: I don't know about tomorrow Tune Title: I KNOW Author: Ira F. Stanphill, 1914-Meter: 87.87.D. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow isn't as consistently engaging as Every Time You Say Goodbye, but that's only a relative term -- from any other artists, this would be a masterpiece.From Alison Krauss, it's another reliably wonderful collection of jaw-dropping fiddling and breathtaking singing. Richey. Ira Stanphill was an accomplished musician and minister.  On June 7, 1951, following Zelma's death in an automobile accident, he married his second wife, Gloria Holloway. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow, 2006 Light Out of Darkness, SSA, 2005 Love has Opened Wide the Door, Vivace Press, 1992 Audible Light, Vivace Press, 1992 Luther Cantata (seven movement SATB cantata) Vivace Press, 1991 Rolled Away (arr. Ira Forest Stanphill (February 14, 1914 – December 30, 1993) was a well-known American gospel music songwriter of the mid-twentieth century. "I Know Who Holds Tomorrow", "I Walk with His Hand in Mine", and "We'll Talk It Over" are a few of his titles that are familiar and still performed today. Great article. Those episodes (and others) included some of Stanphill's songs. The tune is … He wrote over 500 gospel songs, such as “Mansion Over The Hilltop”, “Jesus and Me”, “We’ll Talk It Over” and “Happiness is the Lord”. " He underwent successful surgery, living for 17 more years. Play. I love reading about the history of the hymn writers. Great is thy faithfulness. Standing on the promises. 4.  In 1941, they joined the team of evangelist Raymond T. Far Side Bank Of Jordan Alison Krauss & The Cox Family From the album I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. By the age of 10, Stanphill had already become a fluent musician, having learned to play the piano, organ, ukulele, and accordion. Song Credits. In 1976, he was diagnosed with “a malignant tumor in the right front quadrant of the brain.” The surgery was successful, but it is said that his personality changed following the surgery. There are varying accounts surrounding their separation including longing to become a celebrity, addiction and other men.  In September 1962, he became pastor of the Assembly of God Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Play Song. I know who holds tomorrow5:03.  After serving 13 years as pastor of Rockwood Park, he resigned to devote more time to evangelism and concerts.  At 17, he was composing and performing his own music for church services, revival campaigns, and prayer meetings. ), Vivace Press, 1991 Bathe My Soul, Vivace Press, 1991 I don't worry o'er the future, For I know what Jesus said. Great is thy faithfulness. with Refrain Scripture: Matthew 10:31 Date: 2011 Subject: The Christian Life | Faith and Assurance; Trust | ; Walking with God | I know who holds tomorrow 5:03 Composer: Ira Stanphill; Singspiration, BMI Place: Nightengale Studio, Nashville, TN Instruments: Ron Block-g/bj; Alison Krauss-f/vla; Rob Ickes-db; Barry Bales-sb; Kenny Malone-d; Gary Smith-p; Adam Steffey-m Vocals: Suzanne-L; Alison-BA; Willard-LT I Know Who Holds Tomorrow was written during this difficult and trying time in Ira’s life. Play. Sign up for Deezer and listen to I Know Who Holds Tomorrow by Alison Krauss and 56 million more tracks. Stanphill would continue to share the gospel and write hymns and songs of faith for the remainder of his life. The independent film "This Side of Heaven" based on Ira Stanphill's life, was produced in 1987 and was shot in and around the Dallas, Texas area. In his later years, he can be found on the Gaither Homecoming videos. Deezer: free music streaming. But my most important title is child of God. He was saved when he was 12, and he graduated high school in 1932. And today I'll walk beside Him, For He knows what is ahead. Day by day. Text Information ; First Line: I don't know about tomorrow: Title: I Know Who Holds Tomorrow: Author: I. F. S. Refrain First Line: Many things about tomorrow: Language: English: A discography of commercial sound recordings of bluegrass music, that portion of the country/folk music universe which was based largely on the string band music of Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, the Stanley Brothers, and others, originating in the mid-1940s. Start Station. Includes prints … What is clear is that the marriage did not last. Discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, and share your favourite tracks with your friends. , In 1956, he was the founding pastor of Bethel Assembly of God Church in Lake Worth, Florida. Check out Candace Cameron Bure’s New Line, Go to: TrinityChristianLifeCoaching website, Sometimes our greatest tragedy yields our strongest testimony. Composer: Ira F. Stanphill Vocalist: Mila Pinidia Pianist: Tin Tran Recorded live with Zoom Q2N Upon arriving home, he rushed to his office and his piano and jotted down the words. Well done and put together. He went on to learn to play xylophone, guitar, saxophone, and clarinet. Text Information ; First Line: I don't know about tomorrow: Title: I Know Who Holds Tomorrow: Author: Ira Stanphill: Refrain First Line: Many things about tomorrow, I don't seem to understand: Language: English: Publication Date: 1989: Print and download I Know Who Holds Tomorrow sheet music by The Cathedrals. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. Thanks for stopping by. Great is thy faithfulness. Will There Be Any Stars Alison Krauss & The Cox Family From the album I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. I KNOW WHO HOLDS TOMORROW - (Live Cover!) Ace Collins writes in Turn Your Radio On that Ira Stanphill was driving when he began to hum and then sing a song. But, he would face other difficult times on which he had to trust in knowing who holds tomorrow. Submission. Play Song. By the age of 10, Stanphill had already become a fluent musician, having learned to play the piano, organ, ukulele, and accordion. [I don't know about tomorrow] Composer: Ira F. Stanphill: 202. Ira served with 9 different organizations in the capacities of youth director, music director. , Stanphill was an evangelist, traveling to churches and Bible camps around the country, sometimes accompanied by his wife. , Stanphill began preaching when he was 22., first in a summer traveling ministry with Christian Ambassadors of the Assemblies of God, then becoming director of youth and music at a church in Breckenridge, Texas. Praise be to God. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Stanphill founded Hymntime Publishers, Inc., and was the company's president. 444. Play. He is said to be devastated and continued to try to reconcile with her, remain true to his vows and forgive her. " In addition to traveling throughout the United States, he preached in 40 other countries. I don't know about tomorrow; I just live from day to day. This is the story of I Know Who Holds Tomorrow #songstory, Eyewitness to Easter: Herod Antipas Kills John the Baptist, Eyewitness to Christmas: King Herod Dies, Behind the Song: I Know Who Holds Tomorrow, Song Story: Where Could I Go But To the Lord, Behind the Song: Jesus Loves the Little Children, Behind the Song: I've Got Peace Like a River. Great is thy faithfulness. Glory to God ! He later became music director at Faith Tabernacle in Oklahoma City, then became pastor of Trinity Assembly of God in Orange, California. Lyrics. 2nd Place Finalists in novella category for unpublished manuscript "Carol of the Rooms", Some links on this blog may contain affiliate links. He was interred in Johnson County Memorial Gardens, Johnson County, Kansas. Sadly, Zelma died in a car accident on February 12, 1951. Listen to I Know Who Holds Tomorrow by Larnelle Harris - A Story To Tell: Hymns And Praises. BILL & GLORIA GAITHER - I KNOW WHO HOLDS TOMORROW (Live) Film Director: Doug Stuckey Producer: Bill Gaither Film Producer: Doug Stuckey Composer Lyricist: Ira Stanphill Video Producer: Doug Stuckey Video Director: Doug Stuckey Music Publisher: New Spring, a div. Ira Stanphill was born in Bellview, New Mexico. Zelma would eventually marry John E. Cowan. Deezer: free music streaming. I know who holds tomorrow. He went on to learn to play xylophone, guitar, saxophone, and clarinet. Text Information. , On April 28, 1939, the Southern Missouri District Council of the Assemblies of God ordained Stanphill to the gospel ministry. Ira Stanphill died on December 30, 1993 and met the one who holds tomorrow face to face. He was singing about now knowing what the future held but trusting God with the future. Composer : Rhea F. Miller: Composer : Peter Nash: Photography : Gary Paczosa: Engineer, Mixing : Denny Purcell: Mastering : Kayton Roberts: Guitar (Steel) George F. Root: Composer : George Beverly Shea Saved by Cynthia Folmar-Pepperman. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow Composed by Ira Stanphill - Digital Sheet Music Price: $2.99 / print First purchase must contain a minimum of 5 prints.  Room at the Cross is still sung and is in many hymnals. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow is an album by American violinist/singer Alison Krauss and the Cox Family, released in 1994. 1953; Ira F. Stamphill, b.1914 Meter: 8 7 8 7 D with refrain Key: E♭ Major Date: 2001 African American Heritage Hymnal #415 The couple were divorced on October 7, 1948, after almost a decade of marriage. SKU: MN0072180  In 1968, he was pastor of Rosen Heights Assembly of God Church in Fort Worth, Texas where he oversaw the construction of a new building and the re-naming of the church to Rockwood Park Assembly of God. These include daughter, sister, caretaker, Certified Activities Director, life coach, Bible teacher, consultant and coach, Genealogists, and survivor. Start Station. Rebel to Redeemed…Sharing HIS Kind of Love. He and his family spent most of his younger years in Coffeyville, Kansas. Deezer: free music streaming. Discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, and share your favourite tracks with your friends.  Stanphill's parents were Andrew Crittenton Stanphill and Maggie Flora Engler Stanphill. Tune Title: TOMORROW First Line: I don't know about tomorrow Composer: Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. , "This Side of Heaven: The Story of Ira Stanphill and His Popular Gospel Songs", "Pastor-Composer Will Speak At Local Church", "Gospel Musical Planned By Evangel Temple", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ira_Stanphill&oldid=995679420, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Just Tell Them When You Saw Me I Was On My Way, This page was last edited on 22 December 2020, at 08:41. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar in Bb Major (transposable). Stanphill was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame (GMA) in 1981, and the Southern Gospel Music Association (SGMA) Hall of Fame in 2001. Share. Share. 754. " That marriage ended in divorce October 7, 1948.  In the 1990s, he appeared on several Southern gospel music videos produced by Bill Gaither. At the Grammy Awards of 1995, I Know Who Holds Tomorrow won the Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album . Listen to I Know Who Holds Tomorrow by Faron Young - The Golden Years of Country, Vol. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow was written during this difficult and trying time in Ira’s life. Play. , Occasionally as part of his crusades, he would ask members of the congregation to suggest titles for songs. He was singing about now knowing what the future held but trusting God with the future. Gospel Music Music Lyrics Music Songs Church Songs Church Music Bible Songs … I Know Who Holds Tomorrow -- a beautiful song of faith. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love. Play Song. Title: I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. Start Station. Discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, and share your favourite tracks with your friends. Author and Composer: Ira Stanphill.  He also received an honorary PhD from Hyles-Anderson College in Hammond, Indiana. During the years of separation, divorce and her death, Ira is said to have sunk into a deep depression. I don't borrow from it's sunshine For it's skies may turn to grey. Many famous secular singers have performed his works, such as Elvis Presley ("Mansion Over the Hilltop") and Johnny Cash ("Suppertime"). Selecting one title from the suggestions, he would write words and music for a song during the service. Deezer: free music streaming.  In 1949, he became music director at Bethel Temple in Fort Worth, Texas. I am a novelist at heart, and have been published in a number of anthologies. Composer:Ira Stanphill; Singspiration, BMIPlace:Nightengale Studio, Nashville, TNInstruments:Ron Block-g/bj; Alison Krauss-f/vla; Rob Ickes-db; Barry Bales-sb; Kenny Malone-d; Gary Smith-p; Adam Steffey-mVocals:Suzanne-L; Alison-BA; Willard-LT. 7. Ira lived another seventeen years following his surgery. Learn how your comment data is processed. Welcome to my virtual home. I know the Lord will make a way. , Stanphill was the author of the book This Side of Heaven.. As a singer evangelist, Stanphill traveled the United States and Canada extensively and around the world to 40 countries over his career to preach and perform his music. Play. At 17, he was composing and performing his own music for church services, revival campaigns, and prayer meetings. I share encouragement through Life Application and Biblical Application, along with my love of music and history into my site. and pastor. , In 1976, Stanphill was diagnosed with "a malignant tumor in the right front quadrant of the brain.  An ad for a crusade Stanphill held in 1964 described him as "Preacher of Old Time Religion. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. Composer: Ira Stanphill. I am thinking today of that beautiful land ... Song Credits. He was called to preach soon after graduating Chillicothe (Missouri) Junior College at age 22. However, life was no perfect and Zelma eventually became disillusioned with the life they had created. On April 23, 1939, he married Zelma Lawson. He preached across America, and in 40 other countries. But I know who holds tomorrow And I know who holds my hand. Share. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. Included are singles, EPs, LPs, CDs, as well as information on the labels releasing these recordings. Written in 1950, this piece flows nicely with eighth notes drifting from the left hand to the right hand throughout. I'd rather have Jesus. Glad you enjoyed! Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for I've Just Started Living - The Cathedrals on AllMusic - 2000 Start Station. Listen to Far Side Bank Of Jordan by Alison Krauss - I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. On top of being a writer, blogger, musician and speaker, I wear a number of other titles. First Line: I don't know about tomorrow. Discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, and share your favourite tracks with your friends. My goal is to help women who are hurting to discover there is hope, faith and love regardless of what she may be dealing with and to grow in her faith. , In the 1970s, Stanphill's ministry included a 30-minute weekly television program originally produced in 1973 by The Christian Broadcasting Network at its KXTX-Channel 33 Dallas TV studio and later called "Young at Heart" produced by WCPX / WCFC in Chicago. of Zomba Enterprises, Inc.© 2013 Gaither Music Group Zelma, a minster’s daughter, was a gifted musician who “played piano by ear and accompanied her parents on a local radio program.” Ira and Zelma had a son, Ray. His widow, Gloria, joined him in heaven on August 22, 2017. Ace Collins writes in Turn Your Radio On that Ira Stanphill was driving when he began to hum and then sing a song. Composer Lyricist: Terry Smith Recording Producer: Alison Krauss Viola: Alison Krauss Vocals: Alison Krauss See All Song Credits. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. They played and sang some of his compositions in addition to his preaching. Great is thy faithfulness. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. , Stanphill died of a heart attack December 30, 1993, in Overland Park, Kansas, less than two months shy of his 80th birthday. ... Share. [I don't know about tomorrow] Composer: Ira Stanphill: 495. These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, The video is a good conclusion to this wonderful story.  Recordings of his composition Mansion Over the Hilltop sold more than 2 million copies, and some of his songs have been translated into other languages. I know who Holds tomorrow.That song not only touches my heart but is a foundation, like the scripture,that truly makes hope for tomorrow.No matter what the adversary does. Stanphill composed more than 500 gospel songs. They had two daughters, Judy and Cathy.