It Is Well With My Soul

It Is Well With My Soul | Day 347

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It Is Well With My Soul is my favorite hymn.  The history of it moves my soul.  It will be sung when I leave this earth.

It Is Well With My SoulIt Is Well With My Soul was written by a man who lost his family.  The story is most likely familiar to many who know this hymn.  To me, it’s incredible to see the faith of an individual who loses much in his / her life, only to be praising God in the middle of the valley of shadows.  The story so moved me that I can barely make it past the 3rd verse because it speaks to the gratitude to my Lord, Jesus, who took the entirety of my sin to the cross.

Only 18 days left…

Lyrics:

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say,
It is well, it is well with my soul.

Refrain:

It is well with my soul,
It is well, it is well with my soul.

Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come,
Let this blest assurance control,
That Christ hath regarded my helpless estate,
And hath shed His own blood for my soul.

My sin—oh, the bliss of this glorious thought!—
My sin, not in part but the whole,
Is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more,
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul!

For me, be it Christ, be it Christ hence to live:
If Jordan above me shall roll,
No pang shall be mine, for in death as in life
Thou wilt whisper Thy peace to my soul.

But, Lord, ’tis for Thee, for Thy coming we wait,
The sky, not the grave, is our goal;
Oh, trump of the angel! Oh, voice of the Lord!
Blessed hope, blessed rest of my soul!

And Lord, haste the day when the faith shall be sight,
The clouds be rolled back as a scroll;
The trump shall resound, and the Lord shall descend,
Even so, it is well with my soul.

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