The Steadfast Love of the Lord

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases (McNeill)

Author: Edith McNeill
Tune: [The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases] (McNeill)
Published in 10 hymnals

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Representative Text

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;
God’s mercies never come to an end.
They are new every morning, new every morning;
great is your faithfulness, O Lord,
great is your faithfulness.

Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #347

Author: Edith McNeill

Composer: Not much is known about Edith McNeill (1920-2014), except that she was a long-time member of the Church of the Redeemer (Episcopal) in Houston, Texas, and that her husband was a professor at the University of Texas. The Church of the Redeemer, founded in the 1920s in a depressed inner city area, went through a charismatic renewal in the early 1960s under the leadership of pastor Graham Pulkingham and his wife Betty, a composer and musician who was the spark behind many worship songs that arose out of that community, some of which are still sung today, including songs like “The Steadfast Love of the Lord” and “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light” by Kathleen Thomerson. The worship life of this congregation was very infl… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases (McNeill)
Title: The Steadfast Love of the Lord
Author: Edith McNeill



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #59


Lift Up Your Hearts #347

Psalms for All Seasons #105B(alt)

Renew! Songs and Hymns for Blended Worship #23


Sing! A New Creation #242

Singing the Faith #66

Songs of Worship #4

The Celebration Hymnal #576

The Covenant Hymnal #98

The Covenant Hymnal #822

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