Before the Throne of God Above

Hymnology: Before the Throne of God Above

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace,
that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

~Hebrews 4:16

Hymn Story

We don’t choose songs at Stevens Street based on our personal preferences, but if we did, we’d sing a lot more of this, my favorite hymn. I tend to prefer songs that sing of the attributes of God, or which incorporate passages of Scripture into the lyrics (I believe God loves when we sing His Word back to Him!). “Before the Throne of God Above” does both! When theologically deep lyrics are combined with a beautiful melody, we’ve got a winning combination. Continue reading