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Sunday
Feb182018

Sunday's Hymn: Beautiful Savior

Beautiful Savior, king of creation
Son of God and Son of Man!
Truly I’d love Thee, truly I’d serve Thee,
Light of my soul, my joy, my crown.

Fair are the meadows, fair are the woodlands,
Robed in the flowers of blooming spring;
Jesus is fairer, Jesus is purer,
He makes our sorrowing spirit sing.

Fair is the sunshine, fair is the moonlight,
Bright the sparkling stars on high;
Jesus shines brighter, Jesus shines purer
Than all the angels in the sky.

Beautiful Savior, Lord of the nations,
Son of God and Son of Man!
Glory and honor, praise, adoration
Now and forevermore be Thine!

 

Listen to the the St. Olaf Choir sing this hymn, which was arranged for them by F. Melius Christiansen, in three different years — 1941, 1983, and 2009. Did you notice that the style of singing changes over the years, , especially in the second verse solo? 

 

 

 

 

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