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Have mercy, gracious Lord, forgive

Have mercy, gracious Lord, forgive

Published in 8 hymnals

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1 Have mercy, gracious Lord, forgive,
Are not thy mercies free?
May not a dying sinner live,
Who truly turns to thee?

2 My sins are great, I must confess,
For more that I can know;
But O, thy love and pard'ning grace!
Are great and boundless too.

3 O, cleanse me from my sin and guilt,
And make my conscience clean:
My heart with godly sorrow melt,
To mourn for ev'ry sin.

4 Great God, I must confess with shame
I can't deny, but own;
Corrupted, vile and base I am,
As I to thee am known.

5 Yet save my soul from deep despair,
According to thy word;
To thee, I make my feeble pray'r;
To thee, my gracious Lord.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #CLXXXI

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First Line: Have mercy, gracious Lord, forgive

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #386

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #386

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #386

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d186

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Church Hymn Book #CLXXXI

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