God is always steadfast and firm in adherence to His promises! Our hope for the future rests upon God’s faithfulness. Because He is faithful, His covenants will stand and His promises will be honored.
I will sing of the loving-kindness of the LORD forever;
To all generations I will make known Your faithfulness with my mouth.
For I have said, “Loving-kindness will be built up forever;
In the heavens You will establish Your faithfulness.”
“I have made a covenant with My chosen;
I have sworn to David My servant,
I will establish your seed forever
And build up your throne to all generations.” Selah.
The heavens will praise Your wonders, O LORD;
Your faithfulness also in the assembly of the holy ones.
For who in the skies is comparable to the LORD?
Who among the sons of the mighty is like the LORD,
A God greatly feared in the council of the holy ones,
And awesome above all those who are around Him?
O LORD God of hosts, who is like You, O mighty LORD?
Your faithfulness also surrounds You.
“Know therefore that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God, who keeps His covenant and His loving-kindness to a thousandth generation with those who love Him and keep His commandments;
Your loving-kindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
22The LORD’S loving-kindnesses indeed never cease,
For His compassions never fail.
23They are new every morning;
Great is Your faithfulness.
24″The LORD is my portion,” says my soul,
“Therefore I have hope in Him.”
2 Timothy 2:12-13
12If we endure, we will also reign with Him;
If we deny Him, He also will deny us;
If we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful;
The story of Simeon and Anna is a wonderful illustration of God’s faithfulness! Here is a coloring page and some other activities (from Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa’s Children’s Ministry site) from the story to help your kids learn about the two, to whom God showed His faithfulness – and the Lord Jesus Christ!
Thank you, Lord, for being faithful, even when we are not!