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Joy Of The Lord Chords

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Original Key: D

Tempo: 0

Intro: D [4 bars]
Verse 1:
            D
Though the tears may fall my song will rise, my song will rise to You.

Though my heart may fail my song will rise, my song will rise to You.
              G2                                      D
While there's breath in my lungs, I will praise You, Lord.

Verse 2:
        D
In the dead of night, I'll lift my eyes, I'll lift my eyes to You.

When the waters rise I'll lift my eyes, I'll lift my eyes to You.
              G2                                      D
While there's hope in this heart, I will praise You, Lord.

   Chorus:
       D
   The joy of the Lord is my strength.
       Bm7
   The joy of the Lord is my strength,
          A                           G2
   In the darkness I'll dance, in the shadows I'll sing.
       D
   The joy of the Lord is my strength.
   [1. to vv.3/4: 2.4. Repeat: 3. to Bridge]

Verse 3:
       D
When I cannot see you with my eyes, let faith arise to You.

When I cannot feel Your hand in mine, let faith arise to You.
       G2                                  D
God of mercy and love, I will praise You,  Lord.

Verse 4:
        D
Oh, You shine with glory, Lord of light, I feel alive with You.

In Your presence now, I come alive I am alive with You.
            G2                                    D
There is strength when I say "I will praise You, Lord!"

Bridge:
G    A     Bm7    A/C#    G   A    Bm7   A/C#
      G              A        Bm7             A/C#   D
When sorrow comes my way, You are the shield around me;
G            A          Bm7            A
Always You remain like courage in the fight.
  G                 A    Bm7        A/C#   D
I hear you call my name, Jesus I am coming;
G               A      D                A
Walking on the waves, reaching for Your light.