Remember not against us former iniquities.@Psalm 79:8

From The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 217.

Gorton, arranged from Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) by John E. West (1863-1929) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Remember not, O God,
The sins of long ago;
In tender mercy visit us,
Distressed and humbled low.

O Lord, our Savior, help,
And glorify Thy name;
Deliver us from all our sins,
And take away our shame.

In Thy compassion hear
Thy prisoner’s plaintive sigh,
And in the greatness of Thy power
Save those about to die.

Then, safe within Thy fold,
We will exalt Thy name;
Our thankful hearts with songs of joy
Thy goodness will proclaim.