Face of Your Mercy [Song]

Inspired by Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter Misericordiae Vultus (The Face of Mercy). Through its three verses, Face of Your Mercy, keeps the focus on the person of God the Father, whose mercy we see revealed in Christ, who calls us to be the face of God’s mercy as the Body of Christ in the world.


Father you call us
With a love that is steadfast
And mercy tender mercy
You hear the sinner’s confession
With a heart of compassion
And draw us into your embrace

Father you are merciful
Forever you are merciful
Only by your Grace
Can we gaze upon the face of your mercy

Your love comes to meet us
Poured out in Jesus
Such mercy perfect mercy
Lamb of God our redemption
In the plan of Salvation
You paid the price we could not pay

Father you are merciful
Forever you are merciful
We’re humbled by your Grace
As we see in Christ the face of your mercy

Father transform us
Take our lives Lord and use us
For mercy for your mercy
Give us eyes of compassion
For the lost and broken
Help us lead them back to your embrace

Teach us to be merciful
As Father you are merciful
Lead us by your Grace
So that we may be the face of your mercy

Words and Music by Joanne Boyce
Copyright © 2016 CJM MUSIC
CCLI & OneLicense No. 7057640



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