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73. There's a Wideness in God's Mercy

1 There's a wideness in God's mercy,
like the wideness of the sea;
there's a kindness in God's justice,
which is more than liberty.

2 There is welcome for the sinner,
and more graces for the good!
There is mercy with the Savior;
there is healing in his blood.

3 For the love of God is broader
than the measure of our mind;
and the heart of the Eternal
is most wonderfully kind.

4 If our love were but more simple,
we would rest upon God's word;
and our lives would be illumined
by the presence of the Lord.

Text Information
First Line: There's a wideness in God's mercy
Title: There's a Wideness in God's Mercy
Author: Frederick W. Faber (1854)
Meter: 87.87
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Topic: God Beyond All Name and Form: Grace and Love; Forgiveness; God (5 more...)
Tune Information
Name: WELLESLEY
Composer: Lizzie S. Tourjee (1877)
Harmonizer: Charles H. Webb (1988)
Meter: 87.87
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Harm. © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House



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