My Heart Is Filled With Thankfulness

Hymnology: My Heart Is Filled With Thankfulness

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing hymns and songs and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
~Colossians 3:15-16

Hymn Story

When prolific hymn writers Keith & Kristyn Getty moved to Nashville a few years ago, they decided to pursue a new concept for their next project. They wanted to explore themes not typically covered by modern worship music, such as work, community, and money. The result is their most recent album, “Hymns for the Christian Life.”

While most of the songs on this album were newly composed, the couple chose to include one of their older hymns, co-written by Stuart Townend. “My Heart Is Filled With Thankfulness” is a prayer of thanksgiving for the spiritual blessings we have received in Christ. Continue reading