Lord Have Mercy

Written by: Steve Merkel

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Original Key: Ab

Tempo: 63.00


{Intro}
Fm9    D♭2    A♭2    E♭/G    
Fm9    D♭2    A♭2    E♭/G
Fm9    D♭2    A♭2    E♭/G    
Fm9    D♭2    A♭2    E♭sus   E♭
{Verse 1}
Fm9               D♭2              
   Jesus, I've forgotten the
    A♭2           E♭/G
   Words that You have spoken
Fm9              D♭2              A♭2       
   Promises that burned within my heart 
                  E♭/G
   Have now grown dim
            Fm9              D♭2        A♭2   
   With a doubting heart I follow the paths 
               E♭/G
   Of earthly wisdom
Fm9                    D♭2         
   Forgive me for my unbelief, 
       A♭2            E♭sus   E♭
   Renew the fire again
{Chorus}
B♭m   E♭/G   A♭sus   A♭   
Lord, have    mer - cy  
A♭/C    A♭/D♭   E♭    Fm
Christ, have    mer - cy
B♭m   E♭/G   A♭sus   A♭   D♭maj7   E♭sus   E♭   
Lord, have    mer - cy     on        me
B♭m   E♭/G   A♭sus   A♭   
Lord, have    mer - cy  
A♭/C    A♭/D♭   E♭    Fm
Christ, have    mer - cy
B♭m    E♭/G   A♭sus   A♭   A♭/D♭   E♭   A♭
Lord,  have    mer - cy   on            me.
{Verse 2}
Fm9                D♭2              
   I have built an altar where 
           A♭2               E♭/G
   I've worshipped things of man
Fm9             D♭2              
   I have taken journeys that 
         A♭2              E♭/G
   Have drawn me far from You
Fm9           D♭2             
   Now I am returning to 
          A♭2         E♭/G
   Your mercies ever flowing;
Fm9               D♭2           
   Pardon my transgressions, 
   A♭2          E♭sus    E♭
   Help me love You again.
[Repeat Chorus]
{Instrumental}
Fm9    D♭2    A♭2    E♭   
Fm9    D♭2    A♭   E♭sus    E♭
{Verse 3}
Fm9                 D♭2          
   I have longed to know You 
       A♭2              E♭/G
   And all Your tender mercies,
           Fm9         D♭2           
   Like a river of forgiveness, 
          A♭2            E♭
   Ever flowing without end
        Fm             D♭              
   So I bow my heart before You 
            A♭               E♭/G
   In the goodness of Your presence,
Fm                    D♭             
   Your grace forever shining 
            A♭          E♭sus   E♭
   Like a beacon in the night.
[Repeat Chorus 2x]
{Tag}
A♭2               E♭/G             Fm9   D♭2
Lord, have mercy, Lord, have mercy on us.
[Repeat as desired]

Jesus I've forgotten
The words that You have spoken
Promises that burned within my heart
Have now grown dim
With a doubting heart I follow
The paths of earthly wisdom
Forgive me for my unbelief
Renew the fire again

Lord have mercy
Christ have mercy
Lord have mercy on me
Lord have mercy
Christ have mercy
Lord have mercy on me

I have built an altar
Where I've worshipped things of man
I have taken journeys
That have drawn me far from You
Now I am returning
To Your mercies ever flowing
Pardon my transgressions
Help me love You again

I have longed to know You
And all Your tender mercies
Like a river of forgiveness
Ever flowing without end
So I bow my heart before You
In the goodness of Your presence
Your grace forever shining
Like a beacon in the night

Lord have mercy Lord have mercy on us
Lord have mercy Lord have mercy on us
Lord have mercy Lord have mercy on us
Lord have mercy Lord have mercy on us


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