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Depth of Mercy

By Charles Wesley

      Depth of mercy! Can there be
      mercy still reserved for me?
      Can my God his wrath forbear,
      me, the chief of sinners, spare?

      I have long withstood his grace,
      long provoked him to his face,
      would not hearken to his calls,
      grieved him by a thousand falls.

      I my Master have denied,
      I afresh have crucified,
      oft profaned his hallowed name,
      put him to an open shame.

      There for me the Savior stands,
      shows his wounds and spreads his hands.
      God is love! I know, I feel;
      Jesus weeps and loves me still.

      Now incline me to repent,
      let me now my sins lament,
      now my foul revolt deplore,
      weep, believe, and sin no more.

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