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117 O God, Our Help in Ages Past

O God, Our Help in Ages Past

C      F                      C            
O God, our help in ages past, our hope for
         D  G     
   years to come,
    C   F        G   C      E      
our shelter from the stormy blast,
   C           G   C     
   and our eternal home!

Words: Isaac Watts, 1719 (Ps. 90)
Music: Attr. to William Croft, 1708; harm. by W. H. Monk, 1861

122 God of the Sparrow, God of the Whale

God of the Sparrow, God of the Whale
This tab is for the first two measures (intro). If you can’t play tab,
just strum a C chord.

Tab for intro to 122 God of the Sparrow, God of the Whale

C          Em      Am         Dm    
God of the sparrow God of the whale
G          C        F  E  
God of the swirling stars
Am           Em           Dm C 
How does the creature say Aw-e
             Dm           C   G  
How does the creature say praise
(6th ending) Home

Words: Jaroslav J. Vajda, 1983
Music: Carl F. Schalk, 1983
Words © 1983 Jaroslav J. Vajda; music
© 1983 G.I.A. Publications

413 A Charge to Keep I Have

A Charge to Keep I Have

C                F C                 D C   
A charge to keep I have, a God to glorify,
                                       G7      C    
a never-dying soul to save, and fit it for the sky.

Words: Charles Wesley, 1762
Music: Lowell Mason, 1832

411 Dear Lord, Lead Me Day By Day

Dear Lord, Lead Me Day by Day

Dear Lord, lead me day by day;
Am      C          F         G       
make me steadfast, wise, and strong;
                                  Dm        Em       C   
happy most of all to know that my dear Lord loves me so.
Praise to God, fount of love, praise from morn till the set of sun;
          G7    G         G7      
praise at home, praise in church;
G         G7       F        C      
praise to God everywhere on earth.

Words: Francisca Asuncion, 1983
Music: Philippine folk melody; arr. by Francisca Asuncion, 1983
© 1983 The United Methodist Publishing House

580 Lead On, O King Eternal

Lead On, O King Eternal
Capo 1

C          F     C
Lead on, O King eternal,
        F            G
the day of march has come;
     C        F         C
henceforth in fields of conquest
      G           D      G
  thy tents shall be our home.
        C            F
Through days of preparation thy
  D                 G7  G
  grace has made us strong;
and now, O King eternal,
            G      C
we lift our battle song.

Words: Ernest W. Shurtleff, 1887
Music: Henry T. Smart, 1835

634 Now Let Us from This Table Rise

Now Let Us from This Table Rise

C                    F     C    
Now let us from this table rise
           D  C       D   C     
renewed in body, mind and soul;
     F                       E      
with Christ we die and live again, 
C                     D       C      
his selfless love has made us whole.

Words: Fred Kaan, 1964
Music: Grenoble Antiphoner, 1753, harm. by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1906;
adapt. by Basil Harwood, 1908
Words © 1968 Hope Publishing Co.

571 Go Make of All Disciples

Go, Make of All Disciples

C            F      C        
"Go, make of all disciples."
   F                G     
We hear the call, O Lord,
     C          F         C       
that comes from thee, our Father,
   G       D7  G     
in thy eternal Word.
  C                 F                D        
Inspire our ways of learning through earnest,
    fervent prayer,
    C                                G7   C      
and let our daily living reveal thee everywhere.

Words: Leon M. Adkins, 1955, alt. (Mt. 28:19-20)
Music: Henry T. Smart, 1835
Words © 1964 Abingdon Press

660 God Is Here

God Is Here

C                              Am            
God is here! As we your people meet to offer
       C          G       
       praise and prayer,
C                             Am            
may we find in fuller measure what it is in
       C         G      
       Christ we share.
         F      Gm           F   
Here, as in the world around us,
G              F               
all our varied skills and arts
C                      F      
wait the coming of the Spirit
G     F             C       
into open minds and hearts.

Words: Fred Pratt Green, 1978
Music: Cyril V. Taylor, 1941
Word © 1979 Hope Publishing Co.; music © 1942, renewed
1970 Hope Publishing Co.

585 This Little Light of Mine

This Little Light of Mine
Note: these chords go with the tune in the hymnal, which is
most likely not the tune you are familiar with.

This little light of mine, I'm goin'-a let it shine,
F                                             C      
this little light of mine, I'm goin'-a let it shine;
this little light of mine, I'm goin'-a let it shine,
                                   F              C/G    
let it shine, let it shine, let it shine. (let it shine)

Words: Afro-American spiritual, (Mt. 5:14-16)
Music: Afro-American spiritual; adapt by William Farley Smith, 1987

302 Christ The Lord Is Risen Today

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today

C                  F         C    Dm7 C G C   
Christ the Lord is risen today, Al-le-lu- ia!
F                      C     G  C Dm7 C G C   
Earth and heaven in chorus say, Al-le-lu- ia!
G                   C              G D7 G    D G   
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Al - le-lu- ia!
             C       F         C           G C   
Sing, ye heavens and earth reply, Al-le-lu - ia!

Words: Charles Wesley, 1739
Music: Lyra Davidica,, 1708
Note: In the first two alleluias, the Dm7 goes on the first quarter note
(second beat) of the measure. The C goes on the first beat of the second
measure, the G on the second, and the final C on the third. In the third
alleluia, the D7 goes on the third beat of the first measure (it’s actually
a D7sus going to a D7 on the and of three), the G goes on the fourth beat,
the D on the second beat of the second measure, and the final G on the third
beat of the second measure. In the final measure, the G goes on beat 2, and the
C goes on beat 3.