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Lord Have Mercy

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Lord Have Mercy

If my world is tumbling down,
And, troubles seem to come around,
O’ Lord, be a fence around me ~
Please come; shine Your mercy on me.

Should illness fall upon my brow ~
I know, You’ll make a way, some how
Having redeemed me on Calvary
I pray my ransomed soul, You’ll keep.

If my ministry should falter ~
I’d place it all on the altar
O’ Lord, be a fence around me
Please come; shine Your mercy on me

Oh should the sun ever cease to shine ~
I pray protection o’er mankind
Spread, Your wings o’er my family ~ 
Then Lord, your mercy’s shined on me

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  1. Date: 9/22/2009 3:38:00 AM
    a great poem, we are so loved and the Lord has mercy on us all, his Glory will shine when he returns for us once again how awesome that will be, God bless you