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379. 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 measures of the mind;
And the heart of the Eternal
Is most wonderfully kind.

4 If our love were but more simple
We should take Him at His word,
And our lives would be all sunshine
In the sweetness of our Lord.

Amen.

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
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: God: Love and Mercy
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [There's a wideness in God's mercy]
Composer: Lizzie S. Tourjée
Key: B♭ Major



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