39. Great Is Thy Faithfulness

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Text Information
First Line: Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father
Title: Great Is Thy Faithfulness
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm (1923)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 11.10.11.10 with refrain
Scripture: Genesis 9:13-15; Deuteronomy 4:31; Deuteronomy 7:9; Deuteronomy 33:25; Psalm 9:10; Psalm 19:1-7; Psalm 23:4; Psalm 36:5-7; Psalm 57:10; Psalm 89:1-2; Lamentations 3:22-23; Malachi 3:6; 1 Corinthians 1:4-9; Philippians 4:19; 2 Timothy 2:13; Hebrews 10:23; James 1:17
Topic: Assurance; Creation; Faithfulness2 more...
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Great is thy faithfulness! (오신실하신주)
Notes: *Or “Great is thy faithfulness, O God, Creator.”
Copyright: © 1923, ren. 1951 Hope Publishing Company
Tune Information
Name: FAITHFULNESS
Composer: William Marion Runyan (1923)
Meter: 11.10.11.10 with refrain
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1923, ren. 1951 Hope Publishing Company


Text Information:

Written as a meditation on Lamentations 3:22–23, this text is one of the few hymns among the 1200 poems by this Methodist writer and pastor that has gained much currency. The tune that appears here was composed especially for these words, and the pairing has proved enduring.


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