There Is a Higher Throne

Hymnology: There Is A Higher Throne

Therefore they are before the throne of God,
and serve him day and night in his temple;
and he who sits on the throne will shelter them with his presence.
They shall hunger no more, neither thirst anymore;
the sun shall not strike them,
nor any scorching heat.
For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd,
and he will guide them to springs of living water,
and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

~Revelation 7:15-17

Hymn Story

Keith & Kristyn Getty are contemporary hymn writers from Ireland who now live in Nashville. Their combination of timeless, singable melodies with deep theological truth have produced some very powerful hymns for the Church! Continue reading

Good Shepherd of My Soul

Hymnology: Good Shepherd of My Soul

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
~Psalm 23:1

Hymn Story

In the Fall of 2012, Keith and Kristyn Getty released their album Hymns for the Christian Life. As they shared in this interview, their goal in this season of their ministry has been to write hymns which will serve churches by addressing topics often neglected in modern Christian worship music. This has remained their objective with hymns written since the release of that album, including the prayerful “Good Shepherd of My Soul.” Continue reading