Story Behind the Song

Story Behind the Song

It is well with my soul

It is well with my soul

Horatio Spafford was a wealthy business owner from Chicago in the 1800s. This was not what he trusted in. He was married to Anna and they had five children at the time. This was also not where his hope lay. Horatio was a believer and this shaped the purpose and course of his life. The following is the story of an unwavering trust in God even in the midst of unthinkable tragedy. In 1880 the Spaffords lost their only son…

I Cannot tell (by William Young Fullerton)

I have always had a love of music and have a deep appreciation for all types of music & songs.  But it’s the hymns and songs relating to our Christian faith and the sentiments expressed that speak of our Lord Jesus, Heaven and the Father, that touches me most. I remember singing this old hymn as a child. Standing between the high pews, listening to the doleful singing, trying to sing the words with understanding and willing the clock on so…

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