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The gift of God's mercy

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1 The gift of God’s mercy is lavished on me,
A wonderful presence divine;
From danger, from evil, forever I’m free,
The gift of God’s mercy is mine.

Refrain:
It is mine, all mine,
And nothing can take it away;
It is mine, all mine,
The gift of my Savior today.

2 The joy of his service is filling my heart,
The world with new light seems to shine;
I know in his kingdom my life is a part,
The joy of his service is mine. [Refrain]

3 The love of my Savior is given to me,
Each day brings a welcome new sign;
His wisdom, his blessing, around me I see,
The love of my Savior is mine. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #113

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The gift of God's mercy
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Refrain First Line: It is mine, all mine
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