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verse 1:
why me lord?
what have i ever done,
to deserve even one,
of the pleasure i've known,
tell me lord,
what did i ever do,
that was worth lovin' you,
for the kindness you've shown,

chorus:
lord help me Jesus,
i've wasted it so help me Jesus,
i know what i am,
but now that i know,
that i needed you so help me Jesus,
my souls in your hand,

verse 2:
try me lord,
if you think there's a way,
i can try to repay,
all i've takin' from you,
maybe lord,
i can show someone else,
what i've been through myself,
on my way back to you,

chorus (x2)

Jesus, my soul's in your hands



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    Judy DrayFeb 11, 2013 at 11:04 pm
    I sooo agree with Pamela F. I wish I could turn back time and make my life worth more to the Lord but I have to rest in the realization that I am in God's hands and He knows what He's doing with me. Judy Dray
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    Pamela FalcioniJan 21, 2013 at 12:01 am
    the words of this song make me realize the wasted time I have spent, all the wrong. how we need the lord. I have multiple metical isssues and this song scares yet melts my heart.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJul 30, 2012 at 4:01 pm
    I've always thought this is the perfect worship song. It covers every basic element of worship - acknowledging god's greatness, confessing and ackowledging our role as sinners, recognizing the gift of god's prevenient grace, putting ourselves at his mercy and willingly accepting the great commission. It is truly outstanding! Amen
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    UnregisteredDec 12, 2013 at 10:28 pm
    The Good LORD doesn't love us, because we did good, but because HE is good. People should stop worrying about yesterday and everything that went wrong and start focusing on tomorrow by letting HIS light shine through you so that the people who live in darkness can see. That's all we need to do. The HOLY SPIRIT will do the rest. GOD bless and merry CHRISTmas
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    UnregisteredNov 23, 2013 at 8:45 pm
    This song burned my heart, it is no mistake that anybody who feels
    that he is the sinner, can have the feeling of lonelyness, but god
    stresses out his nailed peers hand to raise you up and put on the mountain, now, what shall we do about this? Nothing we can do? Nothing only believe in him, and have faith in his name, but,
    physically,

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