Johnny Cash - Kneeling Drunkards Plea lyrics

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Johnny Cash - Kneeling Drunkards Plea lyrics

"Lord, have mercy on me" Was the kneeling drunkard's plea And as he knelt there on the ground I know that God in Heaven looked down I went down by an old country church I saw the drunkard stagger and lurch And as he reached his mother's grave I saw that drunkard kneel and pray "Lord, have mercy on me" Was the kneeling drunkard's plea And as he knelt there on the ground I know that God in Heaven looked down "Bring my darling boy to me" Was his mother's dying plea And as he staggered through the gate Alas, he came just one day too late Three years have pa**ed since she went away Her son is sleeping beside her today And I know that in Heaven, his mother he'll see For God has heard that drunkard's plea "Lord, have mercy on me" Was the kneeling drunkard's plea And as he knelt there on the ground I know that God in Heaven looked down I know that God in Heaven looked down