Listen/Sheet Music--Sacred Music

How Great Thou Art

07:39
Christine Monson, Pianist & Arranger
Words: Stuart K. Hine, (1899-1989), music: Swedish folk melody. Copyright secured from Capital CMG Publishing, Nashville, TN

Story

"How Great Thou Art" encompasses the whole of our Father's plan for us, from His plan of creation that allows us to not only choose and learn from the choices, but enjoy the beauties of His creations as we take our journey, to the Atonement of His Son, Jesus Christ, who gave His life in deed, word, blood, and body, for us--and ultimately to our glorious reunion with both of them, after we have overcome all, through Him, with His power. A heartfelt, dramatic arrangement for me--one that was originally a vocal/piano arrangement, and has also been done for choir, which I have adapted slightly for piano. Please enjoy it! Thank you for listening!

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Lyrics

O Lord my God! When I in awesome wonder
Consider all the works Thy hand hath made, I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder,
Thy power throughout the universe displayed.
Chorus: 
Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to Thee;
How great Thou art, how great Thou art!
Then sings my soul, my Saviour 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:
Chorus
And when I think that God, His Son not sparing,
Sent Him to die, I scarce can take it in;
That on the cross, my burden gladly bearing,
He bled and died to take away my sin:
Chorus
When Christ shall come with shout of acclamation
And take me home, what joy shall fill my heart!
Then I shall bow in humble adoration,
And there proclaim, my God, how great Thou art!
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