[b]Peace Like a River - It is Well with my Soul - The Spafford Hymn[/b]I would like to personally encourage everyone to support SermonIndex by getting a wonderful poster copy of this original hymn manuscript. I think its a wonderful idea and a blessing to the body of Christ.[i]Revival is born through travailA family tragedy is behind the history of this magnificent hymnthat has become a moving inspiration to many people, the world over[/i]Horatio Spafford, a Chicago lawyer and church leader planned a holiday in Europe in 1873, Anna, his wife, with their four little daughters going on ahead in the luxury steamer SS Ville du Havre. In mid-Atlantic disaster struck. The ship was rammed and hit amidships by another vessel and sank in minutes. Of the hundreds aboard only 47 were saved, among them Anna, rescued unconscious on a floating spar and taken by the rescue ship to France. From Paris she cabled the awful news to her husband: "Saved Alone" read more...more information about the hymn:http://templemount.com/spafford/to [i][b]order[/b][/i] your own poster copy click here:http://templemount.com/spafford/printorder.html
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Greg, this is a really cool idea- even for a gift (for my Father in law. He would love this!). I love this whole story behind it.If we just get the print and not the poster- does it still help support Sermonindex?In His perfect love, Chanin
If we just get the print and not the poster- does it still help support Sermonindex?
I would like to personally encourage everyone to support SermonIndex by getting a wonderful poster copy of this original hymn manuscript. I think its a wonderful idea and a blessing to the body of Christ.
What are peoples thoughts on this intresting ministry idea? I think its very unique, if you feel led support him by purchasing a copy of that hymn, I am pondering on doing it myself. :-P
It is a great idea, I echo Chanin's comment's, it would be a great gift for someone. A fascinating story!
I think its an excellent idea Greg! I know many people that would love this as a gift!