Jesus, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.@Mark 10:47
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John Newton (1725-1807)

John Newton, Olney Hymns (London: W. Oliver, 1779), Book 1, number 95.

Baranquilla George E. Oliver, in Carols Old and Carols New, by Charles L. Hutchins (Boston, Massachusetts: Parish Choir, 1916), number 263 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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George E. Oliver (1855-1941)

Mercy, O Thou Son of David!
Thus blind Bartimaeus prayed;
Others by Thy word are savèd,
Now to me afford Thine aid
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Many for his crying chid him,
But he called the louder still;
Till the gracious Savior bid him,
Come, and ask Me what you will.

Money was not what he wanted,
Though by begging used to live;
But he asked, and Jesus granted
Alms, which none but He could give:
Lord, remove this grievous blindness,
Let my eyes behold the day
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Strait he saw, and won by kindness,
Followed Jesus in the way.

O! methinks I hear him praising,
Publishing to all around,
Friends, is not my case amazing?
What a Savior I have found:
O! that all the blind but knew Him,
And would be advised by me!
Surely, would they hasten to Him,
He would cause them all to see.