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Sandra Mccracken Essay

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In Sandra McCracken’s album, The Builder and The Architect shed light on how God not only designed our human lives as an architect but also, labored as the builder to form us. God is the designer and he walks with us in our trials. In this album, it exemplifies God’s power.
My favorite song was The Love of Christ is Rich and Free that displays Christ’s love or humanity and how nothing can separate us from his love. As long as God lives he will love us and God lives eternally, therefore, the song demonstrates how god will love his creation forever. “Love cannot from its post withdraw; Nor death, nor sin, nor law, can turn the Surety’s heart away; He’ll love His own to endless day.” Nothing can separate us from God. I looked up what the word Surety in the dictionary and it said “A surety is the organization or person that assumes the responsibility of paying the debt in case the debtor policy defaults or is unable to make the payments. The party that guarantees the debt is referred to as the surety, or as the guarantor.” In the song, McCracken sings how God is the ultimate debt payer for our sins. God also freely pays for our sins because we do nothing to deserve his mercy and love. He is so forgiving and nothing can keep him from loving us no matter what a person has done, what laws are put in place, not
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Jesus fought for us and suffered for us to be a part of his life. What a good and glorious God who was bestowed his love upon humanity who is so undeserving. “Thy mercy my God is the theme of my song, the joy of my heart, and the boast of my tongue.” God’s mercy is the theme of all of our lives. He has freed us from a life of utter loneliness without him. I think when McCracken named this Album The Builder and The Architect she wanted to focus on how God constructs everything for our good. He is building his kingdom in heaven and he wants everyone to be a part of
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