Sometimes things happen in life that are devastating. Such is the life of Horatio Spafford, a lawyer who lived in Chicago in the 1800’s. Any one of the following things would be traumatic, yet he experienced all of these:
On his way to meet his grieving wife, Spafford said these words, “It is well; the will of God be done,” as his ship passed close to where his four daughters had died. Later, he wrote the words to this song based on those words.
Since Horatio lost all of his children, I thought it would be a nice tribute to have these young ones sing his song. Here is a young teenage group, all siblings, who do a beautiful job of singing this amazing song written by Horatio, It is Well With My Soul: