Kyrie Eleison

Written by: Keith Getty, Stuart Townend

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Original Key: D


Chorus:
      Em7  D        A  D
Kyrie Eleison, have mercy,
        Em7  D        A   D
Christe Eleison, have mercy. [Repeat]
Coda:
Em/G    D/F♯   A/E   D
Em/G    D/F♯   A/E   D
Em/G    D/F♯   A/E   D
Em/G    D/F    D  A7  D  D6/9 
Verse 1:
      Em                       Bm7
As we come before You with the needs of our world,
   Em                           Bm7
We confess our failures and our sin;
        Em                     Bm7
For our words are many yet our deeds have been few,
        Em                       Bm7
Fan the fire of compassion once again.
Verse 2:
         Em                    Bm7
When the cries of victims go unheard in the land,
        Em                     Bm7
And the scars of war refuse to heal,
        Em                     Bm7
Will we stand for justice to empower the weak
           Em                         Bm7
Till their bonds of oppression are no more?
Verse 3:
      Em                        Bm7
If we love our God with all our heart, mind and strength,
       Em                         Bm7
And we love our neighbours as ourselves,
          Em                        Bm7
Then this law of love will heal the nations of earth
        Em                         Bm7
And the glory of Christ will be revealed.
Verse 4:
        Em                   Bm7
Lord, renew our vision to be Christ where we live,
         Em                  Bm7
To reach out in mercy to the lost;
         Em                     Bm7
For each cup of kindness to the least in our midst
      Em                         Bm7
Is an offering of worship to the throne.   

KYRIE ELEISON, HAVE MERCY,
Christe Eleison, have mercy.


As we come before You with the needs of our world,
We confess our failures and our sin;
For our words are many yet our deeds have been few,
Fan the fire of compassion once again.

When the cries of victims go unheard in the land,
And the scars of war refuse to heal,
Will we stand for justice to empower the weak
Till their bonds of oppression are no more?

If we love our God with all our heart, mind and strength,
And we love our neighbors as ourselves,
Then this law of love will heal the nations of earth
And the glory of Christ will be revealed.

Lord, renew our vision to be Christ where we live,
To reach out in mercy to the lost;
For each cup of kindness to the least in our midst
Is an offering of worship to the throne.

Stuart Townend & Keith Getty


Copyright © 2010 Thankyou Music & Getty Music


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