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Michael W. Smith - Lord Have Mercy (Chord)
Submitter: PeaPicker (2) on 9/27/03 2 comments
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Lord Have Mercy
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By Steve Merkel
(C)2000 Integrity’s Hosanna! Music / ASCAP
As performed on "Woship Again" by Michael W. Smith

in 4/4 except the measures marked 2/4.
Measures are divided with | marks.
This is a killer song, hard to play with
all the bits, but worth it.  A nice workout!

Intro:
| Am  D7/F#  Gsus  G | G/B   Cmaj7  D     Em

| Am  D7/F#  Gsus  G | Cmaj7 .      Dsus  D

| Am  D7/F#  Gsus  G | G/B   C      D     Em

| Am  D7/F#  Gsus  G | (2/4) Cmaj7   D |  (4/4) Gsus G |

VERSE 1
Em7              C2       | G                  Dsus  C2   |
Jesus I've forgotten   the Words that You have spo - ken

Em7                C2              |G               Dsus D        |
Promises that burned within my heart have now grown dim    With a

Em7                 C2        |G                Dsus  C2  |
doubting heart I follow    the paths of earthly wis - dom

Em7                 C2         | (2/4) G                  | (4/4) Dsus  D  |
Forgive me for my unbelief; re -       new the fire again 

CHORUS
Am   D7/F# Gsus  G | G/B    Cmaj7 D     Em |
Lord have  mer - cy  Christ have  mer - cy

Am   D7/F# Gsus  G | Cmaj7   .   Dsus D |
Lord have  mer - cy  on          me

Am   D7/F# Gsus  G | G/B    Cmaj7 D     Em |
Lord have  mer - cy  Christ have  mer - cy

Am   D7/F# Gsus  G | (2/4) Cmaj7   D |  (4/4) Gsus G |
Lord have  mer - cy        On-------          me.

VERSE 2
Em7               C2                 G                 Dsus  C2
I have built an altar      where I | worship things of man

Em7              C2                  G                 Dsus  D
I have taken journeys    that have | drawn me far from you

Em7            C2                    G            Dsus C2
Now I am returning         to Your | mercies ever flowing

Em7                 C2               (2/4) G                (4/4) Dsus D
Pardon my transgressions;  help me |       love You again |

REPEAT CHORUS

SOLO                                   (2/4)  (4/4)
| Em . C . | G . D/F# Em | Em . C2 . | G .   |  Dsus . D . |

VERSE 3

Em7                  C2               G               Dsus  C2
I have longed to know you           | and your tender mer - cies, like a |

Em7            C2                     G               Dsus  D
river of forgiveness           ever | flowing without end     |

Em7                  C2               G               Dsus   C2
I bow my heart before you    in the | goodness of you presence |

Em7                    C2             (2/4)G          Dsus   D
Your grace forever shining   like a | beacon in the | night

Repeat chorus until you wanna stop.

This was a pain to figure out.  I hope you like it.
I may edit this someday to give you all a nice chord chart.
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What does the "(2/4)" and the "(4/4)" mean? Do you have a strum pattern?
-marya | 3/15/2004
The whole song is in 4/4, except those bits marked 2/4
are exactly one measure of 2/4, or just 2 beats.
The measures are marked with a line like: |
to help you get the timing.
-PeaPicker | 3/23/2004
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