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God of mercy and compassion, Look with pity upon me

God of mercy and compassion, Look with pity upon me

Author: Edmund Vaughan
Published in 29 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 God of mercy and compassion,
Look with pity upon me.
Father, let me call Thee Father,
’Tis Thy child returns to Thee.

Refrain:
Jesus, Lord, I ask for mercy;
Let me not implore in vain;
All my sins—I now detest them,
Never will I sin again.

2 By my sins I have deserved
Death and endless misery;
Hell, with all its pains and torments,
And for all eternity. [Refrain]

3 By my sins I have abandoned
Right and claim to Heav’n above,
Where the saints rejoice forever,
In a boundless sea of love. [Refrain]

4 See our Savior, bleeding, dying,
On the cross of Calvary;
To that cross my sins have nailed Him,
Yet He bleeds and dies for me. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13588

Author: Edmund Vaughan

Vaughan, Edmund, C.SS.R., was born Nov. 26, 1827, at Courtfield, Ross, Hereford, and is now (1906) one of the clergy of Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Wavertree, Lanes. He is the author of all (except No. 21, “Mary sings, the ravish'd heavens," which is by T. E. Bridgett) of the translations from S. Alfonso Maria de' Liguori, which were edited by Bp. Coffin in 1863 (see pp. 242, i.; 1577, i.). He is also the author of the following original hymns[died July 1, 1908]:— 1. God of mercy and compassion. Repentance. 2. Happy we, who thus united. The Holy Family. 3. Hark ! angelic songs resounding. St. Alfonso. 4. Holy Spirit! Fount of wisdom. Whitsuntide. 5. Let those who seek the world to please. The Holy… Go to person page >

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First Line: God of mercy and compassion, Look with pity upon me
Author: Edmund Vaughan
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #13588
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The Cyber Hymnal #13588

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