It Is Well with My Soul

It Is Well with My Soul

A study of the classic hymn and of triumph over tragedy.


Most of us have sung the beautiful hymn "It Is Well with My Soul" for years without realizing that it was written by a man who experienced great personal loss. Even in the midst of his tragedy, he was able to exult in God's goodness. This great hymn encourages our souls to praise our gracious God whatever our circumstances.

Table of Contents

SCRIPTURE: Psalm 42:1–11; 103:1–22; Romans 8:31–39


• Identify the Issue

• Discover the Eternal Principles

Teaching point one: Because of God's faithfulness, we can say, "It is well with my soul," in times of peace or sorrow.

Teaching point two: God is greater than any trial Satan throws at us, any test that comes our way.

Teaching point three: Our greatest problem, our sin, has already been solved.

• Apply Your Findings

• Recommended Resources

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