Mercy on Me

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Christina Aguilera

Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, television personality, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York, she first appeared on national television as a contestant on Star Search in early 1990, and later starred in The Mickey Mouse C… more »

Lord, have mercy on my soul
For I have walked the sinful road
That I'm down on my knees 
Lord, have mercy on me, please 

Oh yeah

Jesus, I must confess 
That in all my loneliness 
I've forsaken, and I've sinned  Leaving fragments of a man so broken 

I could tell you what I've done
Or should I tell you where I went wrong?

Well, the more that I start to play
My deceitful, evil ways
Keep on growing stronger by the day

Oh lord, have mercy on my soul
For I have walked a sinful road
So I'm gonna get down on my knees 
Beg forgiveness to help set me free
Lord, have mercy on me, please 

 Mother Mary full of grace 
In my weakness, I've lost faith 
I've been careless, and I have been warned 
And the devil inside me is torn
God bless the men that I have scorned 

Oh lord, have mercy on my soul
For I have walked the sinful road
So I'm gonna get down on my knees 
Beg forgiveness to help set me free
Lord have mercy on me, please 

Whoa, whoa, yeah, yeah
Whoa, yeah, yeah, oh, oh
Oh-oh yeah, yeah, yeah, oh

So don't let me fool around no more
Send your angels down to guide me through that door
Well, I've gone and confessed my regrets 
And I pray I'm not held in contempt 
I'm so lost, and I need you to help me repent 

Oh lord, have mercy on my soul
Oh, I'm begging, I'm pleading, I'm needing 
I want you to know
So I'm down upon my knees 
Oh lord, I need forgiveness 
I need forgiveness from you

Written by: LINDA PERRY, CHRISTINA AGUILERA

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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