I love this song! It came out earlier this year about the same time that COVID-19 started to rampage the population here in the U.S. I love this song because its themes are spread throughout the whole Bible. There are so many verses about God making something beautiful out of death and loss and grief, especially in the Psalms and prophetic books in the Bible.
Here are some of my favorites:
The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me,
because the Lord has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
to proclaim freedom for the captives
and release from darkness for the prisoners,
2 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor
and the day of vengeance of our God,
to comfort all who mourn,
3 and provide for those who grieve in Zion—
to bestow on them…
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