Can you ever exhaust God’s compassion?October 15, 2019 Save Article
It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23
Do you know what Lamentations 3:22-23 means? It means that God never runs out of compassion.
Have you ever gone to Niagara Falls and watched the water cascading with torrential force? I’ve thought, “Surely the water is one day going to dry up.” But it hasn’t. Friend, greater than Niagara is the compassion of the Lord. His compassions fail not.
In 1923, Thomas O. Chisholm wrote one of the greatest hymns of all time and this stanza is the refrain of this truth, “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.”
God is faithful. What are you facing today? Dear friend, lean upon Him and His faithfulness. He will never, no never, leave you, nor forsake you (Hebrews 13:5).