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Christ Is All – Sunday Songs

Christ Is All is track nine on Matt Papa and Matt Boswell’s album His Mercy Is More.

The lyrics:
Verse 1
I’ve found a treasure that can’t be taken
Found a well that won’t run dry
O worldly pleasure be now forsaken
Behold what love what life is mine
Verse 2
Could endless striving now make me righteous
Could all my works now grant me hope
Oh hallelujah the blood of Jesus
My only plea my only boast
Chorus
Christ is all Christ is all
And my song will ever be
Christ is all,
All in all
And my song will ever be
Christ is all
Verse 3
And in the trial when storms are raging
Though tears may fall my soul will rise
For there’s a peace that is mine unchanging
There is a joy that never dies
Chorus
Verse 4
When life is passing and strength is fading
I’ll see the One that I adore
Let this world vanish oh give me Jesus
My great desire my true reward
Chorus
Repeat chorus

Words and Music: Matt Boswell, Matt Papa
© 2017 Getty Music Publishing (BMI) / Messenger Hymns (BMI) / Getty Music Hymns and Songs (ASCAP) / Love Your Enemies Publishing (ASCAP) / Adm by MusicServices.org


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Lord Have Mercy (For What We Have Done) – Sunday Songs

Lord Have Mercy (For What We Have Done) is track nine on Matt Papa and Matt Boswell’s album His Mercy Is More.

The lyrics:
Verse 1
For what we have done and left undone
We fall on Your countless mercies
For sins that are known and those unknown
We call on Your name so holy
For envy and pride, for closing our eyes
For scorning our very neighbor
In thought word and deed we’ve failed You our King
How deeply we need a Saviour
Chorus
Lord have mercy Christ have mercy
Lord have mercy on us
Lord have mercy Christ have mercy
Lord have mercy on us
Verse 2
For what You have done Your life of love
You perfectly lived we praise You
Though tempted and tried You fixed Your eyes
You finished the work God gave You
And there on the tree a King among thieves
You bled for a world’s betrayal
You loved to the end our merciful friend
How pure and forever faithful
Chorus
Bridge
For hearts that are cold for seizing control
For scorning our very Maker
In thought word and deed we’ve failed You our King
How deeply we need a Saviour
Chorus
Repeat Chorus

Words and Music: Matt Boswell, Matt Papa, Aaron Keys, and James Tealy
©2019 Getty Music Hymns and Songs (ASCAP) / Love Your Enemies Publishing (ASCAP) / Getty Music Publishing (BMI) / Messenger Hymns (BMI) / My Eleiht Songs (BMI) / Adm by MusicServices.org / Common Hymnal Publishing (ASCAP) / 10000 Fathers (ASCAP) / Adm. at CapitolCMGPublishing.com


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The King In All His Beauty – Sunday Songs

The King In All His Beauty is one of the songs from Matt Papa and Matt Boswell’s album His Mercy Is More that I haven’t already featured here as it is a fairly recent composition.

The lyrics:
1.
Oh lift your eyes to heaven see
The Holy One eternal
Behold the Lord of majesty
Exalted in His Temple
How symphonies of angels praise
Now strain to sound His glory
Come worship, fall before His grace
The King in His all His beauty
Refrain.
How worthy
How worthy
How worthy
The King in His all His Beauty
2.
The Saviour King who wears a crown
One made of shame and splinters
The sacrifice for ruined man
The substitute for sinners
Thus earth is stained with royal blood
And quakes with love and fury
He breathes His last, and bows His head
The King in all His beauty
Refrain.
How worthy
How worthy
How worthy
The King in His all His Beauty
3.
Now see the Saviour lifted up
The Lamb who reigns in splendour
The hope of every tribe and tongue
His Kingdom is forever
Bring praise and honour to His courts
Bring wisdom, power, and blessing
For endless ages we’ll adore
The King in all His beauty
Refrain.
How worthy
How worthy
How worthy
The King in His all His Beauty

Words and Music: Matt Boswell/Matt Papa
(c) 2019 Getty Music Hymns and Songs / Getty Music Publishing / Love Your Enemies Publishing (Getty Music) / Messenger Hymns (Getty Admin.)


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His Mercy Is More by Matt Boswell and Matt Papa

I keep featuring various releases of this song because it may be the first time someone hears it.
His Mercy Is More features as the title track on a collaborative album of songs by Matt Papa and Matt Boswell
With Keith and Kristyn Getty featuring these guys and releasing the album I’m sure their songs will be heard more widely soon.
This is a lyric video of the album track.


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My Saviour’s Love (What Tongue Could Tell) – Sunday Songs

I’ve been looking forward to the release of the colloborative album of Matt Boswell and Matt Papa.
The album, His Mercy Is More contains songs that both of them have previously released along with some new material.
Released by Getty Music, it’s notable in that previous releases by that label have predominantly featured the work of Keith and Kristyn Getty, working with others.
This time, though both Gettys are involved, Boswell and Papa take the lead.
Their previous releases have moved more and more toward songs that are truly singable in corporate assembly, and have tremendous lyrics.

Here’s My Saviour’s Love (What Tongue Could Tell)

1
What tongue could tell my Savior’s love
What song of angels could describe
Could endless praises be enough
To echo full His sacrifice
How worthy is the Lamb of God
Beyond all might or skill of pen
Still we confess and strain towards
Such mystery and magnificence
Chorus
My Savior’s love
My Savior’s love
What could compare
What tongue could tell my Savior’s love
2
What tune could carry on its wings
The beauty of that final breath
What words dare paint the awesome scene
When God stood in the stead of man
When Jesus Christ the radiant One
Took on the shadows of our hate
Then rose again just as the sun
With light and power in fullest grace
Chorus
3
And when in death this tongue is stilled
My song of life has reached the end
Though as a flower I may wilt
This everlasting truth will stand
No death or life could separate
Me from the love of Christ my Lord
This hope is sure from age to age
My song will be forevermore.
Chorus

Words and Music: Matt Boswell, Matt Papa, Keith Getty
© ©2019 Getty Music Publishing (BMI) / Messenger Hymns (BMI) / Getty Music Hymns and Songs (ASCAP) / Love Your Enemies Publishing (ASCAP) / Adm by MusicServices.org


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O Sing My Soul – Sunday Songs

O Sing My Soul is from the first EP of Matt Boswell’s Messenger Hymns.
Apparently he has a new release with Matt Papa later this year. I’m looking forward to hearing it.

The lyrics:
1
O sing my soul the ancient song and lend Your highest praise
To Him who is the King of old and dwells in endless days
How resplendent His glory, How majestic His name
Now to the Uncreated One, O Let the anthem raise
2
O worship Him our Father God, The Spirit and The Word
Who fashioned all things from His joy, and saw that it was good
What perfection of friendship, what communion we shared
But choosing death we fell from life, aside the guilty pair
3
Now hear my soul the gospel song, attend the joyful news
For Christ has come the perfect Son, His Father’s will to choose
In our place He did suffer, In our place became sin
The death of death, the death of Christ who stands alive again
4
Now people of the risen Lord, o hear the call to go
Into the world we have been sent as messengers of hope
Christ alone be our treasure, Christ alone our reward
Come bid the nations sing, sing with us, the praises of the Lord

Words and Music: Matt Boswell and Matt Papa
(c) Copyright 2012 Dayspring Music, LLC (BMI).
All rights reserved. Used by permission.


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Lord, From Sorrows Deep I Call – Sunday Songs

Based on Psalm 42, by Matt Papa and Matt Boswell, Lord, From Sorrows Deep I Call is another demonstration of how these two songwriters produce material that gives expression to themes that modern songwriters don’t automatically gravitate to, while composing songs that are engaging and singable.

I think there’s an album of their material (don’t know whether it would be new collaborations or some of the songs that they’ve written individually and together in the past) coming out later this year.
It will be worth a listen.