November 23, 2010


Thanksgiving stirs a desire to let hymns glide over me and mellow my soul. I want to soak their wisdom like a dehydrated sponge. My heart longs to overflow with their undiluted praise.

Oh to put golden words like these to musicBecause of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness {Lamentations 3}

Alas, I do not possess that talent. But Thomas Chisholm and William Runyan did and their outpouring of love to the Lord is one of my favorite hymns.

How about you? What’s your favorite hymn…how come?

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!

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.

Pardon for sin and a peace that endureth
Thine own dear presence to cheer and to guide;
Strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow,
Blessings all mine, with ten thousand beside!

*Chris Rice

And here’s one by Sara Groves{with a twist} because, well…you know I love me some Sara Groves!

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  1. What beautfiul songs to wake up to this morning. That one is one of my favorites as well.

  2. Samantha,

    I don't really have a favorite hymn but my favorite praise and worship song is The Voice of Truth by Casting Crowns. It holds a soecial place, whenever I get to that place and I cry out to Jesus to let me know everything is going to be ok, that song comes on radio, never fails, everytime, God is so great. It is always a joy visiting your blog. Happy Thanksgiving to you.

  3. Fields of gold says:

    Good morning ya'll!! I love starting a day with a song on my heart! Hope this one blessed you!

    Kandi, that is such a sweet song that speaks volumes of truth the world wants to steal from us. Grateful the Lord ministers to your heart so dearly with it! Thank you for your sweet words about visiting my blog! Happy Thanksgiving friends!!

  4. I don't know that I have a favorite hymm, I love so many of them! But the one worship song that seems to be permeating my soul right now is Natalie Grant's version of In Christ Alone. I hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving dear friend…filled with blessings…and many more for the holidays coming up!!!

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