This is the sixth post in our blog series by Karis Women on Galatians 5:22, check out the rest of the series here.
As the mammoth ship was sinking into the bone chilling North-Atlantic waters that dark and fateful night, distress rockets exploded into the sky. The sounds of pandemonium and sheer terror could be heard over the buckling, twisting steel. In the midst of chaos, a troupe of eight men began to play a serene, unearthly melody. Giving up their places in the lifeboats, these musicians played faithfully until their untimely end. The sweet, soft sounds could be heard in the distance; echoing on the cold, unforgiving waters.
The song that they were playing in those last hours no one knows for sure, but it has been rumored throughout the years that the song the musicians were playing was the song, “Nearer, My God, to Thee.” This last April the 12th, will mark 104 years since that inauspicious night, when the Titanic sank into the Atlantic, killing over one thousand passengers.Read More