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Awaken the Dawn by Keith and Kristyn Getty | CD Reviews And Information | NewReleaseTuesday.com


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01 . Hear O Israel
02 . Come People of the Risen King
03 . Creation Sings the Fathers Song
04 . Still, my soul be still
05 . By Faith
06 . Behold the Lamb (Communion Hymn)
07 . All Around the World
08 . Every Promise of Your Word
09 . Compassion Hymn
10 . When Trials Come
11 . Benediction (May the peace of God)
12 . Reading: Psalm 57
13 . What Grace is Mine

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"Compassion Hymn" Lyrics [edit]
by Keith and Kristyn Getty | from the album Awaken the Dawn

Words and Music by Keith & Kristyn Getty & Stuart Townend Copyright © 2008 Thankyou Music There is an everlasting kindness You lavished on us When the Radiance of heaven Came to rescue the lost; You called the sheep without a shepherd To leave their distress For your streams of forgiveness And the shade of Your rest. And with compassion for the hurting, You reached out Your hand As the lame ran to meet You And the dead breathed again; You saw behind the eyes of sorrow And shared in our tears, Heard the sigh of the weary, Let the children draw near. CHORUS What boundless love, What fathomless grace You have shown us, O God of compassion! Each day we live An offering of praise As we show to the world Your compassion. We stood beneath the cross of Calvary And gazed on Your face At the thorns of oppression And the wounds of disgrace, For surely You have borne our suffering And carried our grief As You pardoned the scoffer And showed grace to the thief. How beautiful the feet that carry This gospel of peace To the fields of injustice And the valleys of needó To be a voice of hope and healing, To answer the cries Of the hungry and helpless With the mercy of Christ. Words and Music by Keith & Kristyn Getty & Stuart Townend Copyright © 2008 Thankyou Music There is an everlasting kindness You lavished on us When the Radiance of heaven Came to rescue the lost; You called the sheep without a shepherd To leave their distress For your streams of forgiveness And the shade of Your rest. And with compassion for the hurting, You reached out Your hand As the lame ran to meet You And the dead breathed again; You saw behind the eyes of sorrow And shared in our tears, Heard the sigh of the weary, Let the children draw near. CHORUS What boundless love, What fathomless grace You have shown us, O God of compassion! Each day we live An offering of praise As we show to the world Your compassion. We stood beneath the cross of Calvary And gazed on Your face At the thorns of oppression And the wounds of disgrace, For surely You have borne our suffering And carried our grief As You pardoned the scoffer And showed grace to the thief. How beautiful the feet that carry This gospel of peace To the fields of injustice And the valleys of needó To be a voice of hope and healing, To answer the cries Of the hungry and helpless With the mercy of Christ.

+ Entry lasted edited by misslacie06 on 08.07.09

 


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