Sunday, July 20, 2008

Great Is His Faithfulness

I took this photo of the sun rising Friday morning and just thought to myself how God's mercy is new every day just like the sunrise. No matter what we've done, He offers His forgiveness. I fall so short of being the Christian I know I should be, but I can depend completely on God's faithfulness to me. I'm just me, I mess up, I seldom change, I break my promises, stumble...but my God loves me and His faithfulness never lets me go!

I'll leave you with a little Note Song~

Great Is Thy Faithfulness
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!

~ Thomas O. Chisholm/William M. Runyan


  1. Good morning, Sheila -
    What a gorgeous reminder of the handiwork of our God! I love the Scripture and this song that remind us that He is ever faithful to us. So glad His mercies are new every morning - they never run out. Always fresh.

  2. Happy Sunday Sheila, What a lovely way to start the morning!...Heidi XO

  3. Blessings to you Shelia. Kathy

  4. Good morning, Sheila. Your picture is simply breathtaking! Thank you for sharing with us today.

  5. God bless you Shelia!

    Greetings from Poland

  6. What a beautiful picture. Hope you are having a beautiful Sunday.

  7. Hi Miss Shelia... You are such a dear! I hope you are enjoying your Sunday and thank you for sharing my tassels with your friends... Im outside doing yardwork today... HOT and HUMID....take care and I will chat with you tommorow. Susie H~

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  9. I love that hymn and what a gorgeous picture to remind us of our glorious God!


  10. It's my day to be late posting and getting around to my friends.
    Your photo is beautiful! I love when the rays of sun stream down through the clouds like that. It is such a beautiful reminder that we are being watched over.
    I think that we all feel we fall short of being the person that God wants us to be. All we can do is keep trying and rely on that forgiveness, mercy and love to get us through. I too am so thankful for the love and blessings that I am blessed with in my life that I know I don't deserve.

  11. Hi there! Sorry I was so lazy today...the party lasted till 1:00 am! lol! We all had a blast though, I did post a few photos and recipes....

  12. You've brightened my evening now! Your pictures matching the hymn perfectly! That is so amazing, I love that hymn :).

    Have a wonderful evening!
    Kathi :)

  13. We all fall short, thank goodness we have a Savior!! Beautiful picture!

  14. Beautiful picture and beautiful sentiment, Shelia!!!!!!!!!!

    Justine :o )

  15. Happy Sunday Mum, I love what you wrote. It is so nice to be reminded of God's mercy. How simple and complete. You also reminded me of one of my favorite Hymns - thank you & God Bless.

  16. BEE-utiful picture and a favorite hymn....God is so faithful even when I am thankful for HIS grace and mercy.

  17. I love the old hymns from my childhood , This one it so pretty with great meaning , Just thought I'd stop in and see your Blog . I've enjoyed it a lot . Mary


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