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2026. 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 Chisholm (1923)
Refrain First Line: Great is Thy faithfulness!
Language: English
Copyright: © 1923 Hope Publishing Company, 380 South Main Place, Carol Stream, IL 60188 (800-323-1049) Used by permission.
Notes: According to Chisholm, there were no special circumstances which caused its writing--just his experience and Bible truth. The hymn first appeared in Songs of Salvation and Service, 1923, compiled by William Runyan. It is the unofficial school hymn of Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois, with which Runyan was associated for a number of years. Runyan wrote the music specifically for these words; it appeared in the 1956 Baptist Hymnal: This particular poem held such an appeal that I prayed most earnestly that my tune might carry its message in a worthy way, and the subsequent history of its use indicates that God answered prayer.
Tune Information
Name: FAITHFULNESS (Runyan)
Composer: William Marion Runyan
Incipit: 33332 24444 36765
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1923 Hope Publishing Company



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