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How Far Is It To Bethlehem Chords

Frances Chesterton

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Original Key: A

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Verse 1: A D/F# Bm E How far is it to Bethlehem? Not very far? A D/F# Bm7 Bdim/F A Shall we find the stable room lit by a star? F#m7 C#m7 Dmaj7 Gmaj7 Can we see the little child – is He with – in? A/C# D Bm7 E7sus4 A If we lift the wooden latch, may we go in? Verse 2: A D/F# Bm E May we stroke the creatures there, ox, ass or sheep? A D/F# Bm7 Bdim/F A May we peep like them and see Jesus a - sleep? F#m7 C#m7 Dmaj7 Gmaj7 If we touch His tiny hand, will He a - wake? A/C# D Bm E7sus4 A Will He know we've come so far, just for His sake? Verse 3: A D/F# Bm E Great kings have pre - cious gifts, and we have naught. A D/F# Bm7 Bdim/F A Our smiles and our tears are all we have brought. F#m7 C#m7 Dmaj7 Gmaj7 For all weary ch – il - dren Mary must weep, A/C# D Bm7 E7sus4 A So here on His bed of straw, sleep, chil - dren, sleep. A/G D/F# Bdim/F God's in His mo - ther's arms; babes in the byre A/E D Bm7 E7sus4 A D/A Em/A D/A A Sleep, as they sleep who find their heart's de – sire.