Matter of Mercy

orchidee



Tune: Herongate

('It is a thing most wonderful')

Psalm 123

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Unto you lift I up my eyes

O Lord, come to us, hear our cries

You that do dwell in heavens above

Come help us with your comfort, love

 

Behold, as the eyes of servants

Look to hand of their masters hence

As eyes of maids look to mistress

For help when they are in distress

 

So our eyes look unto the Lord

We wait upon Him, hear His word

Wait until He have mercy on

Us, the Lord, the merciful one

 

Have mercy on us, Lord, we do

In our troubles call unto you

For we are filled exceedingly

With contempt of our scorners, see

 

They be as ease, and us revile

Contempt against us they compile

They be proud, boast in their own ways

But soon shall come their downfall days

  • Author: orchidee (Offline Offline)
  • Published: June 6th, 2024 02:00
  • Comment from author about the poem: A hymn-poem in 8.8.8.8.
  • Category: Spiritual
  • Views: 17
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  • Neville



    I imagine this is a fine hymn poem

    • orchidee

      Thanks N.

    • sorenbarrett

      I think that one must have love to have mercy. A fine write Orchi and God knows I can use all the mercy I can get.

      • orchidee

        Thanks SB.

      • Thomas W Case

        Powerful work.

        • orchidee

          Thanks T.

        • Cassie58

          Showing mercy, is a kindness and a Christian thing to do. Your words today are meaningful Orchi.

          • orchidee

            Thanks C.
            I show none to KP! lol.

          • Goldfinch60

            Good one Orchi.

            • orchidee

              Thanks Gold.



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