For years, the words for ‘It Is Well With My Soul’ have touched hearts all around the world as a powerful testament of God's strength and grace.
“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
It is well
With my soul
It is well, it is well with my soul”
Horatio Spafford wrote the lyrics for this classic hymn and Philip Bliss composed the music. After Horatio lost all four of his daughters, he wrote down the iconic words for ‘It Is Well With My Soul’. They are meant as a testament of how God is with us through the good times and the bad.
Today, Briarcrest OneVoice is putting their own, unique spin on this hymn and it's absolutely incredible.
A Cappella Version Of A Timeless Hymn
There's something about hearing the words for ‘It Is Well With My Soul’ performed a cappella that truly gives this iconic gospel song an entirely new meaning.
“Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come,
Let this blest assurance control,
That Christ has regarded my helpless estate,
And hath shed His own blood for my soul”
It's hard to believe that these high school students can pull off a performance like this, but they completely blew me away. No wonder they have appeared on stages all around the world and continue to reach new ears every single day.
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It is such a blessing to hear the younger generation lead praise to our Lord and I hope that they will continue to use their gifts for His glory.
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