Can you imagine what Boberg felt as he formed these words? How Great Thou Art.
OT Skip Heitzig: All Rights Reserved. It was later translated in German. We say that good news is music to our ears and the sound of bacon frying is sweet music too. Verse one looks at the cosmos, the whole universe. That makes my soul sing.
Does your soul ever sing? But each verse of this hymn paints a picture of those things that might make a soul sing. He published the first three verses in both English and Russian in 1949 in Grace and Peace, a Russian evangelistic paper which Hine edited. Refrain When Christ shall come with shout of acclamation And take me home, what joy shall fill my heart!
When through the woods and forest glades I wander And hear the birds sing sweetly in the trees, When I look down from lofty mountain grandeur, And hear the brook and feel the gentle breeze:. God , the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him.
Boberg looked out over the clear bay.
There is only one response to this: Boberg was enjoying a nice walk when a thunderstorm suddenly appeared out of no where. Then I shall bow in humble adoration, And there proclaim, My God, how great thou art! After hearing it sung in India, he introduced it to various Christian groups in America.
In 1954, Dr. Carl Gustaf Boberg 1859-1940.
He then heard a church bell in the distance. I think of climbing House Mountain in East Tennessee, scrambling over boulders and pulling myself up on saplings and over fallen trees so that I could step onto a rocky outcrop and see the view of the valley below.
Or Philosophically? What makes your soul sing?