I wanted to add to my collection of posts of international worship music for the large variety of readers of The Sovereign. So, I began looking into Russian hymns and discovered the National Anthem of Tzarist Russia. Here’s the history…
Taking the truth about God to all peoples of the world is not just a “New Testament idea.” God has always had a heart for the nations, reaching out to them from Genesis to Revelation.
The Atonement is a crucial doctrine. It is the work of our Saviour Jesus Christ to earn our salvation through His life and death.
Do you see these topics and answers to Man’s inner need for God in the words of this hymn: The inner sense of God as our Creator and the evidence of God in Nature?
What does this hymn speak to you about Christ? Go through the words, looking for what Christ does for you.
This is a true Advent hymn, expressing our longing for God.