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O for a thousand tongues Chords

Chris Eaton, John Hartley,Charles Wesley | average from reviews

Original Key: F

Tempo: 0

Verse 1:
F                Fmaj7
O for a thousand tongues to sing
   Bb      F        C
My great Redeemer's praise!
    Gm7       Dm7   Bb
The glories   of my God and King,
    Dm       C      F
The triumphs of His grace.
   A               Dm
My gracious Master and my God,
  C       C7/G      F
Assist me to     proclaim,
   Bb                     Dm
To spread through all the earth abroad
Dm/A    Bb     C      Dm
The     honour of Thy name,
Dm/A    Bb     C      F
The     honour of Thy name.   [to Verse 2]

Verse 2:
F                    Fmaj7
Jesus, the name that charms our fear,
     Bb       F       C
That bids our sorrows cease;
     Gm7     Dm7     Bb
'Tis music   to the  sinner's ears,
     Dm       C          F
'Tis life and health and peace.
   A                   Dm
He breaks the power of cancelled sin,
    C        C7/G      F
And sets the prisoner  free;
    Bb                 Dm
His blood can make the foulest clean,
Dm/A    Bb     C          Dm
His     blood availed for me,
Dm/A    Bb     C
His     blood availed for me.
F      Am/C    Am   Dm   
                      His blood avails.
    His blood avails.
    His blood avails.
Fmaj7     Gm7     
Bbmaj7    Bb6
[to Verse 3]

Verse 3:
F                       Fmaj7
He speaks and listening to His voice,
    Bb       F      C
New life the dead receive;
    Gm7          Dm7      Bb
The mournful,    broken   hearts rejoice,
    Dm      C      F
The humble  poor believe.
     A                 Dm
Hear Him, ye deaf; His praise, ye dumb,
     C        C7/G      F
Your loosened tongues employ;
   Bb                 Dm
Ye blind, behold your Saviour come;
Dm/A    Bb       C         Dm
And     leap, ye lame, for joy,
Dm/A    Bb       C         F
And     leap, ye lame, for joy.
Fmaj7   F6   Fmaj7  
                   [to Verse 4]

Verse 4:
F                        Fmaj7
In Christ your Head, you then shall know,
      Bb        F       C
Shall feel your sins forgiven;
  Gm7     Dm7       Bb
Antici -  pate your heaven below,
    Dm       C       F
And own that love in heaven.
   A              Dm
Glory to God, and praise and love
   C     C7/G     F
Be ever, ever     given,
   Bb               Dm
By saints below and saints above
Dm/A    Bb        C         Dm
The     church in earth and heaven,
Dm/A    Bb        C         Dm
The     church in earth and heaven,
Dm/A    Bb        C         F   
The     church in earth and heaven.