Plumb Line Words: Brenton Prigge © 2007 New Hymn CCLI # 5004168

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© 2005 Brenton Prigge



Suggested Tune GWALCHMAI ( [click tune name to play midi]

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1. If you, Lord, set your plumb-line -
Lord, have mercy -
We know well the truth you'll find -
Christ have mercy!
We're lost in our transgressions,
God of mercy,
Unless you can forget them
in your mercy.

2.  If you take your judgement seat -
Lord have mercy -
there is hope for us who seek
your sweet mercy.
Steadfast love and faithfulness,
God of mercy,
Thus you make a way for us
in your mercy.

3.  O Lord our only hope lies
in your mercy
Hear now our last-ditch heart cries:
"Christ have mercy!"
Rescue us, deliver us,
Lord have mercy!
May we share your righteousness,
God of mercy.

4.  Rejoice in hope eternal:
God is mercy!
As He has loved we too will,
by His mercy,
all who like us have fallen,
needing mercy;
Let's reach out, gently call them
to God's mercy.

Based on Revised Common Lectionary (C) for 15th Ordinary

Amos 7:7-17 and Psalm 82


Deuteronomy 30:9-14 and Psalm 25:1-10

Colossians 1:1-14

Luke 10:25-37