There's a Wideness in God's Mercy (single)

by The Calendar Years

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A retuned version of Frederick Faber's hymn


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.

There is welcome for the sinner,
And more graces for the good;
There is mercy with the Savior;
There is healing in His blood.

But we make His love too narrow
By false limits of our own;
And we magnify His strictness
With a zeal He will not own.

There is grace enough for thousands
Of new worlds as great as this;
There is room for fresh creations
In that upper home of bliss.

Souls of men! why will ye scatter
Like a crowd of frightened sheep?
Foolish hearts! why will ye wander
From a love so true and deep?

For the love of God is broader than our minds;
And the heart of the Eternal is most wonderfully kind.

Amen Amen Amen Amen


released April 2, 2017
Produced by Ben Grace

Drum & bass guitar recording by Mike Beck at Refuge Recording

Guitar recording by Danul Stewart

Mixing, mastering & additional recording by Robbie Klein at the Astro Lab

Vocals & keys: Ben GraceGuitars: Danul StewartBass Guitar & additional synths: Robbie KleinDrums: Spencer CohenVocal group: JaimeLee, Katherine Knipp Willis, Stef Fontela, Amy León, David J, Robbie Klein

There's a Wideness in God's Mercy

© 2017 Ben Grace (Asaph Riddle Publishing) Based on the hymn by Frederick Faber. CCLI # 7076285



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