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Immanuel Chords

Stuart Townend | 3.8 average from 4 reviews

Original Key: D

Tempo: 98

Verse 1:
D5
   From the squalor of a borrowed stable, 
Bm                     Em7    D/G   Asus4
   By the Spirit and a vir  - gin's faith; 
D5
   To the anguish and the shame of scandal 
Bm                         Asus4  D5
   Came the Saviour of the human   race! 
                                          D/F#  G
But the skies were filled with the praise of   heaven,
          D             Asus4  A
Shepherds listen as the angels tell
       D                     D/F#   G
Of the Gift of God come down to     man 
       D            Asus4   D5
At the dawning of Immanu  -  el.

Verse 2:
D5
King of heaven now the Friend of sinners,
Bm                    Em7 D/G  Asus4
Humble servant in the Father's hands,
D5
Filled with power and the Holy Spirit,
Bm                        Asus4  D/G  
Filled with mercy for the broken man.
                                   D/F#  G
Yes, He walked my road and He felt my    pain,
         D              Asus4   A
Joys and sorrows that I know so well;
        D                            D/F#   G
Yet His righteous steps give me hope a      gain
       D         Asus4   D5
I will follow my Imman   uel!

Verse 3:
D5
Through the kisses of a friend's betrayal,
Bm                 Em7 D/G  Asus4
He was lifted on a cru el   cross;
D5
He was punished for a world's transgressions,
Bm                   Asus4   D/G  
He was suffering to save the lost.
                                 D/F#  G
He fights for breath, He fights for    me,
         D                Asus4    A
Loosing sinners from the claims of hell;
    D                      D/F#   G
And with a shout our souls are   free
         D        Asus4   D5
Death defeated by Imman   uel!

Verse 4:
D5
Now He's standing in the place of honour,
Bm                        Em7 D/G  Asus4
Crowned with glory on the high est throne,
D5
Interceding for His own beloved
Bm                       Asus4      D/G  
Till His Father calls to bring them home!
                                    D/F#  G
Then the skies will part as the trumpet   sounds
        D             Asus4   A
Hope of heaven or the fear of hell;
        D                       D/F#   G
But the Bride will run to her Lover's  arms,
        D       Asus4   D5
Giving glory to Imman  uel!

Themes

Bible References

  • - Matthew 1:18
  • - Matthew 1:19
  • - Matthew 1:20
  • - Matthew 1:21
  • - Matthew 1:22
  • - Matthew 1:23
  • - Matthew 11:19
  • - Matthew 12:20
  • - Matthew 26:49
  • - Mark 14:45
  • - Luke 1:34
  • - Luke 1:35
  • - Luke 2:7
  • - Luke 2:8
  • - Luke 2:9
  • - Luke 2:10
  • - Luke 2:11
  • - Luke 2:12
  • - Luke 2:13
  • - Luke 4:1
  • - Luke 7:34
  • - Luke 22:48
  • - Romans 8:34
  • - Hebrews 2:9
  • - Hebrews 2:14
  • - Hebrews 4:15
  • - Hebrews 4:16
  • - Hebrews 7:25
  • - Revelation 20:15
  • - Revelation 21:2
  • - 1 Thessalonians 4:16
  • - Isaiah 42:3
  • - Isaiah 53:5

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