Analysis Of The Poem Come Thou Almighty King

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As part of a variety of Protestant hymnals, The ITALIAN HYMN is a well-known tune among Christians from several denominations. This particular hymn tune presents a peculiar history that is unique if compared to the history of other hymn tunes. Moreover, the theological message presented in Come Thou Almighty King, which is the hymn text for this tune, is quite remarkable for all Christians. This historiography will examine the ITALIAN HYMN and its theological message. A historical analysis of the hymn tune and text will be presented in order to clarify the origins of this remarkable hymn tune and its theological foundations.

Historical and Theological Foundations According to historical studies, the poetry of the hymn Come Thou Almighty
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For example, In the third stanza, metaphors are found in line 1 and 7: “Holy Comforter” “Spirit of power” which is an allusion to John 15:26 “But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceeded from the Father, he shall testify of me.” The last stanza is the climax of the hymn, where the author emphasizes the main theme of the hymn: God’s trinity.
After a meticulous analysis of the ITALIAN HYMN and its text, believers and worship leaders will have an improved understanding of the history behind this famous hymn tune and text. The historical findings and analysis of Come Thou Almighty King reveals a variety of situations where religious music is associated with theology and biblical values as observed in this historiography essay. Current evangelical believers could also learn with the history of remarkable traditional hymns such as the ITALIAN HYMN. The historical and theological facts found in Come Thou Almighty King illustrate the importance of a solid hymnody in the life of Protestant churches. Congregational singing could strengthen the tradition and the Christian identity of a church denomination as shown in traditional Protestant churches

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