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He Made A Way In A Manger Chords

Steve Merkel & Lee Black | average from reviews

Original Key: D

Tempo: 130

INTRO
D/F#    G    A2    A/D    D    D/F#    G    A2    A

VERSE 1
    G2                      D2
    Longing for a Savior, a hopeless world would wait.
    Em7                      D/A                     A
    Sin demanded justice at a price we could not pay.
        G2                           D2/F#
    But God displayed His mercy, the greatest gift of love.
         Em7                        D/A               A
    When we could not reach heaven, heaven came to us.

CHORUS
                  G                A                   D
    He made a way   in a manger, a way through the Son,
        G                       Asus           A
    Messiah, the promise before time had begun.
        G2                D/F#             Bm                        A
    For God so loved this world, though He knew what love would cost,
              Em7      D/F#   G2               Asus  A   D
    He made a way in a manger        to make a way   to    the cross.

INTERLUDE
    D/F#          G       Asus         D
         Oh, woh,    woh.       Oh, woh,  woh.
    D/F#          G       Asus4     A
         Oh, woh,    woh.       Oh, woh.

VERSE 2
       G2                    D2
    In Bethlehem, a stable became a throne of grace
       Em7                           D/A                    A
    As God Himself, our Savior, drew near to take our place.
        G2                         D2/F#
    His mother smiled in wonder as shepherds stood in awe.
         Em7                    D/A                   A
    The Sacrifice of heaven lay sleeping in the straw.

    (Repeat Chorus)

BRIDGE
    G2                             D/F#
       He is the Life who died our death;
        Em7                 Gm7      C             D
    The precious Lord Jesus     laid down His sweet  head.

CAROL - Away in a Manger
     D                   G/D        D
    Away in a manger, no crib for a   bed,
        A                      G        A        Bm
    The little Lord Jesus laid down His    sweet    head.
        D                       G             D
    The stars in the sky looked down where He lay,
        Em7         D/F#    Em/G      G/A     A      Bm
    The little Lord Jesus           asleep on    the    hay.

    (Repeat Chorus)

CODA
    Bm                        Asus    A
    Knew what love would cost,
              Em7       D/F#   G2
    He made a way in a manger,
              Em7       D/F#   G            Asus   A      D/F#       G   Asus
    He made a way in a manger     to make a way    to the      cross.
        D                 D/F#   G    A2
    Mm,   yeah, He made a way.