Child of Mercy

Child of mercy, child of peace,
Jesus, Bread of life, food to fill our longing.
Child of justice, child of light,
Jesus, saving cup, Emmanuel, God with us.

All who walk in darkness have seen a great light,
to those who dwell in fear, a light has shone!


Child of mercy, child of peace,
Jesus, Bread of life, food to fill our longing.
Child of justice, child of light,
Jesus, saving cup, Emmanuel, God with us.

A child is born to us, a son is given us,
upon his shoulder glory rests!


Child of mercy, child of peace,
Jesus, Bread of life, food to fill our longing.
Child of justice, child of light,
Jesus, saving cup, Emmanuel, God with us.

We name him: "Wonder, couns'lor, hero, mighty God,"
The Holy One for ever: Prince of peace!


Child of mercy, child of peace,
Jesus, Bread of life, food to fill our longing.
Child of justice, child of light,
Jesus, saving cup, Emmanuel, God with us.

We proclaim good news to you, great tidings of joy:
To you is born a saviour: Christ the Lord!

Isaiah 9:1,5
David Haas