Check out the website hymnstory.net for this free audio story. Your family will surely enjoy the story of how a successful christian attorney in Chicago, father of four daughters turns the tragic story of their deaths into this hymn.
Horatio G. Spafford wrote this is 1873. His daughters were shipwrecked on their way to visit him. He wrote down these words while on the deck of another boat as it passed over the approximate place where his precious daughters had drowned.
There is more to the story that you can hear on hymnstory.net. While you are on their website be sure to check out all of the other wonderful behind the scene free hymn audio stories.
Your family will surely grow more passionately in love with God as they hear the examples of faith through the years.
If you like what you read, check out our children’s book, Hooked on the Book, on this website. It is great for parents because it provides the Big Story of God’s wonderful plan for His children in all 66 books in the Bible including colorful illustrations, rhymes and a surprise on every page.