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As With Gladness Men Of Old Chords

Conrad Kocher, William Chatterton Dix | average from reviews

Original Key: A

Tempo: 0

Verse 1:
A       E/G#     A     Esus4   E   Asus4     A
As with glad  -  ness  men     of   old
Bm7       A2/C#           D2/F#          E/G#
Did  the   guid   -  ing   star     be - hold;
F#m7         C#/E#    F#m     Bm2      Bm   C#
As   with    joy      they    hailed   its  light
D2    D     A/C#          Bm     Bm7    E7
Lea - ding  on -    ward, bea  - ming  bright,
A       A/G       F#m      D2
So most grac-ious God, may we
Bm7      A/C#      E7sus4   E7   A
Ever  -  more  be   led     by   Thee.

Verse 2:
A        E/G#    A    Esus4   E     Asus4    A
As with  joy  -  ful  steps   they  sped,
Bm7      A2/C#       D2/F#      E/G#
Saviour,  to    Thy  low - ly   bed,
F#m7       C#/E#    F#m     Bm2   Bm    C#
There  to  bend     the     knee  be  - fore,
D2   D    A/C#        Bm     Bm7    E7
Thee whom heaven  and earth  ad  -  ore,
A       A/G      F#m     D2
So may  we  with willing feet
Bm7    A/C#       E7sus4    E7     A
Ever   seek  Thy  mer   -   cy  -  seat.

Verse 3:
A       E/G#    A     Esus4   E     Asus4   A
As they off  -  ered  gifts   most  rare
Bm7       A2/C#         D2/F#        E/G#
At   Thy  cra   -  dle  rude   and   bare,
F#m7      C#/E#     F#m     Bm2    Bm   C#
So  may    we       with    ho  -  ly   joy,
D2    D     A/C#      Bm      Bm7     E7
Pure, and   free from sin's   all -   oy,
A       A/G          F#m          D2
All our cost - liest trea - sures bring,
Bm7        A/C#      E7sus4    E7    A
Christ, to Thee, our heav   -  enly King.

Verse 4:
A      E/G#      A    Esus4    E     Asus4    A
Holy   Je   -   sus,   ev  -   ery    day
Bm7      A2/C#      D2/F#       E/G#
Keep us   in   the  nar -  row  way;
F#m7       C#/E#    F#m   Bm2    Bm   C#
And, when  earth -  ly   things  are  past,
D2    D    A/C#          Bm     Bm7   E7
Bring our  ran  -  somed souls  at    last
A          A/G     F#m     D2
Where they need no star to guide,
Bm7      A/C#       E7sus4   E7   A
Where no clouds Thy glo  -   ry hide

Verse 5:
A      E/G#   A     Esus4    E    Asus4    A
In the heav - enly  coun  -  try  bright
Bm7       A2/C#          D2/F#         E/G#
Need they  no    cre  -   a  -   ted   light;
F#m7        C#/E#     F#m     Bm2     Bm    C#
Thou  its   light,    its     joy,    its   crown,
D2    D    A/C#       Bm   Bm7   E7
Thou  its  sun, which goes not   down.
A           A/G     F#m     D2
There for - ever    may we sing
Bm7        A/C#    E7sus4     E7   A
Halle  -  lujahs    to        our King.