61. 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 his 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 take him at his word,
and our lives would be illumined
by the presence of our 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, 1814-1863
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: 8.7.8.7.
Scripture: John 6:37; Psalm 86:15; John 1:9; Exodus 34:6; Matthew 11:19; Ephesians 3:18-19; Lamentations 3:22; Romans 8:31-39; Isaiah 53:5
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: WELLESLEY
Composer: Lizzie S. Tourjée, 1858-1913
Meter: 8.7.8.7.
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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