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How Great Thou Art - Paul Radulescu - Glory To Our God (CDr)


Download How Great Thou Art - Paul Radulescu - Glory To Our God (CDr)
2002
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Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.

And its rider had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he came out conquering, and to conquer. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword. And its rider had a pair of scales in his hand. Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven!

And he who sat there had the appearance of jasper and carnelian, and around the throne was a rainbow that had the appearance of an emerald. Around the throne were twenty-four thrones, and seated on the thrones were twenty-four elders, clothed in white garments, with golden crowns on their heads. From the throne came flashes of lightning, and rumblings and peals of thunder, and before the throne were burning seven torches of fire, which are the seven spirits of God, I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary.

But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first.

If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. The first three stanzas were composed while in the Carpathian Mountains. When war broke out, Hine and his wife were forced to return to England in Cliff Barrows [] and his large volunteer choir assisted in the majestic refrains.

In the New York meetings of the choir joined me in singing it ninety-three times! With this stanza, the primary theological perspective shifts from creation to atonement.

Human sin has marred the gift of the Creator. The vivid description of nature in the first two stanzas finds its fulfillment in heaven or when we escape the earth. The final stanza, however, may be seen as the completion of the story of creation and human redemption on an eschatological note; the fulfillment of creation takes place in heaven. Thus, this hymn embodies the breadth of the redemption story from Genesis to Revelation.

The reader may notice that the text of the first stanza is not included in this article. I have heard the hymn sung in Sweden using Boberg's original version.

The Swedish version is understated and sung in strict rhythm. This version is no less fervently felt, however, by Swedish Christians. The versions sung in the Graham Crusades are a vastly different experience from those I have heard in Sweden. Conducted by Cliff Barrows, the Crusade renditions featured soaring lines with fermatas on the last phrase of the refrain, and the resonant bass voice of George Beverly Shea.

These were a part of my sacred soundscape as I grew up seeing the televised crusades in black and white and hearing them over and over again on LP vinyl records. Recordings by numerous popular recording artists may be found on YouTube, but perhaps none are as memorable as the rendition by Elvis Presley on his farewell tour in weeks before his death. Reynolds, William J. There were loud claps of thunder, and the lighting flashed across the sky. Strong winds swept over the meadows and billowing fields of grain.

However, the storm was soon over and the clear sky appeared with a beautiful rainbow. The church bells were playing the tune of a hymn. The poem was later set to a Swedish folk tune.

In , Manfred von Glehn translated it into German, and five years later a Russian pastor, Ivan Prokhanoff, made a Russian adaptation. In the early s, the Rev.



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  1. Yozshukus Permalink
    1. O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder Consider all the *worlds thy hands have made, I see the stars, I hear the *rolling thunder, Thy power throughout the universe displayed: Refrain Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to thee: How great thou art! How great thou art! Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to thee: How great thou art! How great.
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  2. Melkis Permalink
    Scripture References: all st. = Ps st. 3 = Heb. st. 4 = 1 Thess. 4: This text has an international history. Its first source is a Swedish text by Carl G. Boberg ("O store Gud"–"O great God"), who wrote its nine stanzas one summer evening in after he had admired the beauty of nature and the sound of church bells.
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  3. Tojas Permalink
    Jun 24,  · Southern Sweden was the place where "How Great Thou Art" had its beginning in It was written in the home of author and editor, Carl Boberg, a member of the Swedish Parliament from to
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  4. Fegul Permalink
    How great thou art! How great thou art! Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to thee: How great thou art! How great thou art! 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: Refrain. And when I think that.
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  5. Takazahn Permalink
    Jan 19,  · How Great Is Our God / Our God / How Great Thou Art Lyrics: How great is our God, sing with me / How great is our God, and all will see / How great, how great / Water You turned into wine / Opened.
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  6. Tugami Permalink
    Chris Tomlin - How Great Is Our God / How Great Thou Art ( GMA Music Awards Performance) Lyrics. The splendor of a King, clothed in majesty Let all the earth rejoice All the earth rejoice He wraps himself in Light, and darkness tries to.
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  7. Kajilmaran Permalink
    Verse 1: G C/G O Lord my God, When I in awesome wonder, G D/F# G consider all the Worlds Thy hand hath made. G C/G I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder G D/F# G Thy pow'r throughout the universe displayed Chorus: G C/G G Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to Thee Am7 G How great Thou art! How great Thou art! C/G G Then sings my soul, my.
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  8. Kakree Permalink
    Bible verses about How Great Thou Art. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Psalm ESV / 4 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful.
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  9. Faugami Permalink
    music or photos not mine, but great song!
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