213. 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 m man's 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.

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: 1960
Topic: Love; Mercy; Worship
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [There's a wideness in God's mercy]
Composer: Lizzie S. Tourjée
Key: C Major

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