Jesus, Have Mercy on Me!

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1 A beggar blind sat by the way,
the multitude passed by;
He quickly asked them what it meant,
And loud he raised his cry.

Jesus, have mercy on me!
Jesus, have mercy on me!
Cry to Him, sinner, While mercy is near,
Jesus, have mercy on me!

2 "Jesus! have mercy now on me!"
They sought to still his cry;
He heeded not, but cried the more,
Lest Jesus should pass by. [Chorus]

3 Jesus commanded him come near;
"What wilt thou have?" He said;
"Give me my sight, O Lord," said he,
"That I need not be led." [Chorus]

4 And Jesus said, "Receive thy sight;
Thy faith hath saved e'en thee;"
Immediately he saw the light
As well as others see. [Chorus]

5 He follow'd, glorifying God,
All people praised Him, too,
Who came to shed His precious blood,
And gave us sight anew. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #156

Author: Peter P. Bilhorn

Pseudonyms: Irene Durfee; P. H. Rob­lin (a an­a­gram of his name… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A beggar blind sat by the way
Title: Jesus, Have Mercy on Me!
Author: Peter P. Bilhorn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus, have mercy on me!
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: Public Domain


Dedicated to the Blind Institute of Raleigh, N. C. —Crowning Glory No. 2, Hymn 156



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