Two Songs for Sunday, October 1, 2017: Thy Mercy, by Sandra McCracken, &

Thy Mercy by Sandra McCracken

 Sandra McCracken

 1. Thy mercy, my God, is the theme of my song, 
The joy of my heart. and the boast of my tongue; 
Thy free grace alone, from the first to the last, 
Hath won my affections, and bound my soul fast.

2. Without Thy sweet mercy I could not live here; 
Sin would reduce me to utter despair; 
But, through Thy free goodness, my spirits revive, 
And He that first made me still keeps me alive.

3. Thy mercy is more than a match for my heart, 
Which wonders to feel its own hardness depart; 
Dissolved by Thy goodness, I fall to the ground, 
And weep to the praise of the mercy I