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God Be Merciful To Me – Sunday Songs

I featured God Be Merciful To Me years ago.
Here’s a retuned version by Keith and Kristyn Getty of this setting of Psalm 51.

The lyrics:
1.
God, be merciful to me,
On thy grace I rest my plea;
Plenteous in compassion Thou,
Blot out my transgressions now;
Wash me, make me pure within,
Cleanse, O cleanse me from my sin.
Wash me, make me pure within,
Cleanse, O cleanse me from my sin.
2
Broken, humbled to the dust
By thy wrath and judgment just,
Let my contrite heart rejoice
And in gladness hear Thy voice;
From my sins O hide Thy face,
Blot them out in boundless grace.
From my sins O hide Thy face,
Blot them out in boundless grace.
3
Gracious God, my heart renew,
Make my spirit right and true;
Cast me not away from Thee,
Let thy Spirit dwell in me;
Thy salvation’s joy impart,
Steadfast make my willing heart.
Thy salvation’s joy impart,
Steadfast make my willing heart.
4
Sinners then shall learn from me
And return, O God, to Thee;
Saviour, all my guilt remove,
And my tongue shall sing thy love;
Touch my silent lips, O Lord,
And my mouth shall praise accord.
Touch my silent lips, O Lord,
And my mouth shall praise accord.


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I Lift My Eyes (Psalm 121) – Sunday Songs

I Lift My Eyes is a song inspired by Psalm 121.
It’s recorded by Keith and Kristyn Getty on their North Coast Sessions EP.
Lyrics are by Kristyn Getty and Fionán de Barra, the tune seems to be traditional?


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We Believe (Apostles’ Creed) – Sunday Songs

We Believe is a song that follows the contours of the Apostles’ Creed in a singable setting and tune.
It featured on Stuart Townend’s recently released album, Courage and was also on Keith and Kristin Getty’s 2016 album Facing A Task Unfinished.

The lyrics:
1
We believe in God the Father
Almighty, Lord of life
Creator of the Heavens
The earth, the sea, the sky
And we believe in Jesus
The only son of God
Born of the virgin Mary
Who lived as one of us
Chorus:
We believe in one true God
Father, Spirit, Son
One Church, one faith, one Lord of all
His kingdom come
2
We believe that Jesus suffered
Was beaten, crucified
He died and he was buried
Entombed in darkest night
The third day rose victorious
Ascended into Heav’n
Will one day come to judge us
The living and the dead
Chorus
3
We believe in God the Spirit
One church, empowered by Him
Communion of God’s people
Forgiveness of our sin;
Our bodies resurrected
To everlasting life
To worship, love and wonder
Before the throne of Christ
Chorus

Words and Music: Stuart Townend, Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty.
Copyright © 2016 Getty Music Publishing (BMI) and Townend Songs (PRS) (admin by Song Solutions http://www.songsolutions.org); Thankyou Music (admin by Integrity Music)


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My Dwelling Place (Psalm 91) – Sunday Songs

A setting of Psalm 91, My Dwelling Place is from Keith and Kristyn Getty (along with Kelly Minter, Chris Eaton and Stuart Townend) and features on their Northcoast Sessions EP.

The lyrics:
1.
My dwelling place is God Most High
My refuge and my fortress
When plague and pestilence draw nigh
I’m hidden in His Presence
When terrors fall and arrows fly
His shield will be my safety
When stones across my pathway lie
On angels’ wings I’m carried
2.
My dwelling place is God Most High
A present help in danger
I rest secure in love’s pure light
Beneath my Master’s favor
He freed me from the fowler’s snare
Where sin and shame had bound me
Deceived I’d made my refuge there
Till fearless He came for me
Chorus:
Wonderful, powerful
My hope and my defender
Mighty God, Emmanuel
My dwelling place forever
3.
My dwelling place is God Most High
I’ll never seek another
For I am His and He is mine
My heart He’ll keep forever
I know the Name on Whom I call
He promises to answer
With life He satisfies my soul
And crowns me with His pleasure

Words and Music: Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Kelly Minter, Chris Eaton and Stuart Townend

© 2016, 2018 Getty Music Publishing (BMI) / Getty Music Songs, LLC (adm. by MusicServices.org) / Here’s to JO (BMI) / West Lodge Music (BMI) (adm. by BMG ) / Townend Songs (PRS) (adm. by MusicServices.org in the US and Canada and by http://www.songsolutions.org elsewhere in the World)


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You Have Searched Me (Psalm 139) – Sunday Songs

You Have Searched Me is a singable setting of Psalm 139 from Getty Music.
This recording starts with a younger female voice, and is then joined by Kristyn Getty.


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Magnificent, Marvelous, Matchless Love – Sunday Songs

New songs from Getty Music feature on an EP called The Northcoast Sessions.
Magnificent, Marvellous, Matchless Love is a singable song of praise.

The lyrics:
1.
Magnificent, marvelous, matchless love; too vast and astounding to tell
Forever existing in worlds above, now offered and given to all.
Oh, fountain of beauty eternal; the Father, the Spirit, the Son.
Sufficient and endlessly generous, magnificent, marvelous, matchless love.
2.
Creation is brimming with thankfulness, the mountains, exultant they stand;
The seasons rejoice in Your faithfulness, all life is sustained by Your hand.
You crown every meadow with color; You paint every shade in the sky;
Each day the dawn wakes as an encore of magnificent, marvelous, matchless love.
Chorus
How great, how sure; His love endures forevermore.
Magnificent, marvelous, matchless love.
3.
What grace, that You entered our brokenness; You came in the fullness of time
How far we had fallen from righteousness, but not from the mercies of Christ.
Your cross is our door to redemption; Your death is our fullness of life.
That day, how forgiveness flowed as a flood: magnificent, marvelous, matchless love.
Chorus
How great, how sure; His love endures forevermore.
Magnificent, marvelous, matchless love.
4.
United in Your resurrection, You lift us to infinite heights
Could anything sever or take us from magnificent, marvelous, matchless love
Chorus
How great, how sure; His love endures forevermore.
Magnificent, marvelous, matchless love.

Words and Music: Matt Papa, Aaron Keyes, Luke Brown, and Keith and Kristyn Getty


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I Will Wait For You (Psalm 130) – Sunday Songs

This week has seen the release of an EP from Keith and Kristyn Getty (North Coast Sessions) and a full album from Stuart Townend (Courage).
I Will Wait For You (Psalm 130) features on both.
Jordan Kauflin and Matt Merker assisted with the composition.
The song begins with words set to the tune Ballerma and then the original song begins.

The lyrics:
1.
Out of the depths I cry to You
In darkest places I will call
Incline Your ear to me anew
And hear my cry for mercy, Lord
2.
Were You to count my sinful ways
How could I come before Your throne
Yet full forgiveness meets my gaze
I stand redeemed by grace alone
Chorus
I will wait for You
I will wait for You
On Your word, I will rely
I will wait for You
Surely wait for You
Till my soul is satisfied
3.
So put your hope in God alone
Take courage in His power to save
Completely and forever won
By Christ emerging from the grave
Chorus
4.
Now He has come to make a way
And God Himself has paid the price
That all who trust in Him today
Find healing in His sacrifice
Chorus
I will wait for You
I will wait for You
Through the storm and through the night
I will wait for You
Surely wait for You
For Your love is my delight

Words and Music: Jordan Kauflin, Matt Merker, Keith Getty, and Stuart Townend.
© 2018 Getty Music Publishing (BMI); Getty Music Songs, LLC; Jordan Kauflin Music; Matt Merker Music (each of these admin. by Music Services) / Townend Songs (PRS) (admin. by Music Services in the US and Canada and by http://www.songsolutions.org elsewhere in the World)