Colin Buchanan provides about three and a half minutes of biblical devotion and sort-of theological justification as context for taking Williams Cowper’s lyrics God Moves In A Mysterious Way, singing them to the verse melody associated with Auld Lang Syne, and adding his own chorus. The result is God Moves In A Mysterious Way (He’s …

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Scott Hubbard writes about William Cowper, who on New Year’s Day 1773 was about to slip into a depression that would remain for the rest of his life. Anticipating that descending darkness Cowper wrote the hymn God Moves In A Mysterious Way. From Hubbard’s article: … before night fell on Cowper’s soul, he sat in …

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