Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father;
there is no shadow of turning with thee;
thou changest not, thy compassions, they fail not;
as thou hast been thou forever will be.
Great is thy faithfulness! Great is thy faithfulness!
Morning by morning new mercies I see;
all I have needed thy hand hath provided;
great is thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me!
Summer and winter and springtime and harvest,
sun, moon and stars in their courses above
join with all nature in manifold witness
to thy great faithfulness, mercy and love. Refrain
Pardon for sin and a peace that endureth
thy own dear presence to cheer and to guide;
strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow,
blessings all mine, with ten thousand beside! Refrain
This hymn has been going around in my head for a couple of days now.
I just think that God’s faithfulness is great, that he cares for us in all seasons of our lives, that He is watching over us at all times.
God blessed our children this past week with Encouragement Awards at the Eisteddfod we attended. These awards are funds to help with their music tuition. This was such a blessings as we have been behind with their music fees this year.
We couldn’t believe it, and we were so excited and thankful. I was sitting there as they were getting ready to announce the awards thinking “Oh Lord it would be wonderful it one of the children won one”, but I didn’t think it would happen. Not because I didn’t think God could do it but because there were so many other children who played so well and were deserving of an award.
So when they both won one, it was wonderful.
As our oldest daughter said God blessed the children for their diligence in practicing and in turn that blessed us as a family.
When everyone had settled down, I had time to think about how blessed we are and how God is faithful to supply all our needs.
Great is His faithfulness
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34 thoughts on “GREAT IS THY FAITHFULNESS”
That’s great that the kids got 2 awards that helps with music tuition! They see now that others can also see (and appreciate) how much they work on their skills, and that practice pays off. 🙂
I love that hymn, taken from Lamentations. Here’s a link to history of it–I love reading about how different hymns came about… http://gaither.com/news/%E2%80%9Cgreat-thy-faithfulness%E2%80%9D-story-behind-hymn
Hey Angie, it is so good to hear from you. Thank you for your comment, it was so wonderful and such a blessing to be able to give their music teacher the money last week. She doesn’t seem to mind us paying late but it does bother us. It is amazing how hymns/ tunes can just pop into our heads depending on our moods.
I will have a look at that link up thank you, the hymns mean so much more when we know their origin and why someone puts scripture to music.
Blessings to you and yours and lots of hugs.
Praise the dear Lord for working this out for you all! No one could deserve it more. God is so faithful to supply all of our needs. Praise His wonderful name!
Oh yes Cheryl, Praise the Lord for answering our prayers and filling our needs. I’m not sure that we deserved it but I am truly grateful that he blessed us all. Thanks for your kind comment. Blessings
What a blessing! So happy that their hard work paid off ♥
Hey there Nannette, thanks for stopping by and for your kind comment. Hope you are well. Blessings
As a parent of a musical family, I know how much that means. Not just the the money, but God’s stamp of approval. I’m delighted for you. God is faithful in all things.
Hi Pamela, thank you for your kind comment and it is nice to touch base with another musical family. You are so right God is faithful in all things and it is important also to keep him as the centre of our lives and activities. Thanks for stopping by. Blessings
God indeed is so gracious and faithful! Just love that old scripture song… so thankful to hear the many ways the Lord has been faithful to you this week 🙂
Thank you MM for your kind and encouraging comment. We are so thankful for God’s faithfulness. Thanks for stopping by. Blessings
What a blessing!
Definitely Rose, thanks and blessings to you.
Beautiful hymn! It’s a favorite of mine 🙂
I so agree Emily, thanks for stopping by. Blessings
I love to focus on the words of hymns; so often I think we just sing them at church without appreciating what we/they are saying. The words are often profoundly meaningful and beautiful.
Congratulations on the awards!
Thank you so much Lynn for your comment and I agree we should be thinking about what we are singing and appreciating the words. Blessings and have a great weekend.
I love that hymn. I have been thinking about the old hymns a great deal this past month. Today, the Lord brought to mind “Peace, Peace, Wonderful Peace.” I’ve been humming it all morning.
Thank you so much Lyli for your comment. Sometimes hymns just pop into my head and all of a sudden I find myself singing them. What a blessings. Have a great weekend. Blessings
A lovely affirmation of God’s faithfulness and your childrens’ diligence and talent!
Thank you so much Carol for your encouraging and kind comment. It is wonderful when their hard work is rewarded. Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by. Blessings
God is good all the time!
You are so right Marsha, thanks for your comment, blessings to you.
I love that hymn. God IS so faithful to us.
Congratulations to your children. God always blesses us for doing right.
Thank you so much Jennifer for your comment, blessings
One of my favorite hymns! That is amazing how God saw your need and filled it. He does love to surprise us!
Thank you so much Sarah, God did surprise us and blessed us. Thanks for stopping by and blessing me. Have a great weekend.
What a blessing for you and your family! Thank you for the reminder of the song because this one has been in my heart and on my lips as I sang it this weekend at a Beth Moore conference in town. Blessed as always to have you at The Weekend Brew.
Thank you so much Mary for your kind and encouraging comment. Thank you for hosting and I am glad that we shared the same Hymn in our hearts this week. Blessings
“Great Is Thy Faithfulness” is one of my favourite hymns. I had it playing (sung by Cece Winans) in the way to the hospital for my c-section appointment with our first born. I was so nervous and anxious, but that song brought peace to my heart. So, it has a very special place for me.
Oh Aimee, thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us. Seems there are a few of us who find this hymn a blessing and brings reminders of God’s love and care for us. Thanks for stopping by, have a great weekend. Blessings
“…as thou hast been thou forever will be.”
Amen and Amen.
Trusting is knowing that God is faithful and true. What a wonderful hymn. I shall be humming and singing it myself now! Glad you are my neighbor at Janis’.
Caring through Christ, ~ linda
Thank you so much Linda for your kind and encouraging comment. I am so blessed that you stopped by and shared your thoughts on this wonderful hymn and Gods faithfulness. Blessings
This is my favorite hymn. God’s faithfulness is great. Even when the world is falling apart around us, He remains faithful. Thanks for sharing at The Weekend Brew!
Thank you Barbie for your encouraging comment. You are so right God remains faithful, what a blessing. Thanks and have a great weekend. Blessings