I am kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gate

I am kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gate

Author: Lydia Baxter
Tune: [I'm kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gate]
Published in 18 hymnals

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1 I'm kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gate,
With trembling hope and fear;
I've waited long, and still I wait
Thy gracious word to hear.
Thy precious word has bid me seek
The joys thou hast in store;
O Lord, in mercy speak to me,
I'm kneeling at the door,
I'm kneeling at the door,
Kneeling at the door,
O Lord, in mercy speak to me,
I'm kneeling at the door.

2 None ever empty turned away,
Who truly sought thy face:
And I, my Saviour, come today,
To seek thy pardoning grace.
Thy precious blood is all my plea:
This can my soul restore;
O Lord, in mercy speak to me,
I'm kneeling at the door,
I'm kneeling at the door,
Kneeling at the door,
O Lord, in mercy speak to me,
I'm kneeling at the door.

Source: Calvary Songs #78

Author: Lydia Baxter

Baxter, Lydia, an American Baptist, was b. at Petersburg, N. York, Sep. 2, 1800, married to Mr. Baxter, and d. in N. Y. June 22, 1874. In addition to her Gems by the Wayside, 1855, Mrs. Baxter contributed many hymns to collections for Sunday Schools, and Evangelistic Services. Of these, the following are the best known:— 1. Cast thy net again, my brother. Patient toil. Given in the Royal Diadem, N. Y., 1873. 2. Go, work in my vineyard. Duty. Also given in the Royal Diadem, 1873, and Mr. Sankey's S. & Solos, No. 4. 3. I'm kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gate. Lent. In Coronation Hymns, &c, N. Y., 1879. 4. I'm weary, I'm fainting, my day's work is done. Longing for rest. Royal Diadem. 1873. 5. In the fadeless s… Go to person page >

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First Line: I am kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gate
Author: Lydia Baxter
Refrain First Line: I'm kneeling at the door

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Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bright Gems #d48
Calvary Songs #78TextAudioPage Scan
Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d59
Coronation Hymns and Songs: for praise and prayer meetings, home and social singing #21Page Scan
Crown of Gold: for Sunday schools, gospel services, revival meetings, Christian Endeavor societies, Epworth Leagues, etc. #129Page Scan
Gospel Melodies #d34
Hallowed Songs #d145
Hallowed Songs: for prayer and social meetings, containing hymns and tunes, carefully selected from all sources, both old and new, and are of the most spiritual..(Newly Revised) #111Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #283Page Scan
Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d89
Sabbath Carols : A New Collection of Music and Hymns #70Page Scan
Sabbath Carols: a New Collection #d37
Select Gems: a choice collection of popular hymns and music for use in prayer meetings, the home and Sunday schools #52Page Scan
Songs of Salvation. Work songs #d66
Songs Tried and Proved #d57
The Epworth Hymnal No. 2 #125Page Scan
The Gospel of Joy: prepared especially for gospel meetings, camp meetings, devotional meetings, and Sunday schools #88Page Scan
The Jewel: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Sabbath school, designed as a supplement to "The Gem" #12Page Scan



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