“When peace like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, though hast taught me to know, It is well, it is well with my soul.”
The hymn quoted is “it is Well – Horacio Spafford. The hymn was written in the Atlantic Ocean in 1873.
“The night goes dark. Keep your eyes open. Everybody’s waiting for you to break down. Everybody’s watching to see the fallout. Even when you’re sleeping keep your eyes open.”
The lyrics are from Taylor Swift’s song “Eyes Open”.
“If I should stay, I would only be in your way. I hope you have all you’ve dreamed of. And I wish to you joy and happiness. But above all this, I wish you love.”
The lyrics are from Whitney Houston’s song “I Will Always Love You” – which was famously sang on The Bodyguard’s soundtrack.
“What heights of love, what depths of peace. When fears are stilled, when strivings cease. My Comforter, my All in All…”
The lyrics are from a hymn entitled “In Christ Alone”. This hymn was produced in 2001 by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend in Northern Ireland/England.
“Amazing grace! How sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found; was blind, but now I see.”
What came first the hymn or pop song? Even though this song has been performed time and time again by many talented artists, it’s actually a hymn. It was written in 1779 by John Newton.
“Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a night on the town? I’m counting on you, Lord, please don’t let me down. Prove that you love me and buy the next round, Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a night on the town?”
These lyrics are from the popular Janis Joplin hit “Mercedes Benz”.