Weekend Words from an old hymn

How Great Thou Art 

This well known Christian hymn began as a poem written in 1891 by Carl Gustaf Boberg, a Swedish pastor, editor, and member of the Swedish parliament. From its original Swedish, it was subsequently translated into German, Russian and English.






You can find the full history at this link –

How Great Thou Art 

Many famous singers have recorded it including Alan Jackson, Carrie Underwood, Susan Boyle, Elvis Presley, Wynonna Judd, Dolly Parton, Yolanda Adams and Chris Jasper.


Enjoy another musical Weekend Words at this link-


Weekend Words- “May the Lord Bless You”



Weekend Words is a regular feature of watercress words. At the end of the work week we pause exploring strictly medical topics to consider words of faith, hope and love from the Bible and other carefully selected writings and other media.



Author: Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

I am a family physician who loves to write about the HEART of HEALTH. On my blog, Watercress Words, I inform and inspire us in healthy living. My ideas come from my training, experiences, medical practice, personal life, and medicine in the media. There's always something new and interesting to explore in the world of health and medicine.

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