“Show Pity, Lord (Supplication)”


"Show pity, Lord! Oh Lord, forgive! Let a repentant sinner live!" The singer abjectly confesses fault: "My crimes are great but can't surpass The power and glory of thy grace." The singer confidently expects salvation

Same tune

  • Broad is the Road That Leads to Death (Windham) (Darling-NAS, p. 263)


  1. Randolph 631, "Show Pity, Lord" (1 short text plus an excerpt, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #7559
  3. BI, R631


Author: Words: Watts ? (to the tune "Windham?")
Earliest date: 1860 (Harmona Sacra)
Keywords: religious nonballad
Found in: US(So)