1934. A village in the Carpathian Mountains.
Anna reads from a Russian Bible, her words precise and careful. She is the first person in her village ever to do so – the first person ever to learn to read.
Her guests listen in rapt attention as she tells them of Jesus. She reaches the crucifixion, and many are overcome. They drop to their knees and weep. A dozen men and women turn to Christ, exclaiming their wonder at the love of God.
At that moment, a stranger arrives.
34-year-old Stuart K Hine has been cycling through the mountains for weeks, sharing the good news of the gospel and giving out Bibles.
Inspired by the wonder of God’s creation, he is already halfway through composing the words of a song that will one day be sung all over the world. Seeing such a moment of revelation for the people of this village, he writes again.
And when I think that God, His Son not sparing…