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We Cry Out (Psalm 142)

A prayer-song for loneliness and lostness.










We cry out You hear our prayer
We cry out We know you hear We cry out…

Verse 1:

For mercy, for I am all alone,
So hear me, I will not be ignored.

When my spirit is fainting, answer me now

Answer me now.

Verse 2:

For good land to build on, live and thrive,
So guide me to find a place that's mine.
When my spirit is exiled, you bring me home

You bring me home.

Verse 3:

For help now! My life's in dire straits
So answer! before it gets too late.
When my spirit is dry dust, you love my life

You love my life. 

Words and music by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

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Please use only with permission.

Licensed via and CCLI.

Sing it with your circle

We Cry Out



We Cry Out Accompaniment Pack:

  • all charts above


  • original mp3 recording

  • powerpoint lyric slides

  • 2 mp3 instrumental accompaniment tracks


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                                       Accompaniment Pack


We Cry Out Charts:

  • piano score

  • ​lead sheet

  • guitar/bass chart

  • jpg of congregational line

  • songleader's notes

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