|First Line:||Your faithfulness, O Lord, is sure|
|Title:||Your Faithfulness, O Lord, Is Sure (Psalm 145)|
|Author:||Joy F. Patterson (1989)|
|Topic:||Care of Creation; Creation; Faithfulness(3 more...)|
|Copyright:||© 1990 Joy F. Patterson|
|Harmonizer:||William Henry Havergal (1847, alt.)|
|Source:||Musikalisches Handbuch, 1690|
This paraphrase of verses from the latter part of Psalm 145 celebrates God’s providential care for all creation, especially for those in any need or trouble. This anonymous German tune was apparently introduced to English hymnody by John Wesley in a 1742 music collection.