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The Angels Knew Chords

Nick and Becky Drake | average from reviews

Original Key: C

Tempo: 164

Verse 1:
C                   F/C
    The angels knew     from long ago
G/C                                   C
    That God so loved the world and would not let it go.
                          F/C
    And prayers of saints     across the years
G/C                          C              C   F/C   G/C   C  
    Were crying out for a Messiah to appear.

Verse 2:
C                   F/C
    Where can He be,     this child of God?
G/C                                   C
    The wise men longed to see who they'd been dreaming of.
                          F/C
    The star shone out,      the angels sang:
G/C                               C
    The sound of heaven ringing out across the land.
C   F/C     G/C  C
Gloria,     gloria.
C   F/C     G/C  C
Gloria,     gloria.

Verse 3:
C                   F
    Into the night,   into the cold,
G7                            C
    Onto the stable floor the Son of God was born.
Am7                      F
    From heaven's throne    to Mary's arms
G                                C
    The God who made the stars became like one of us.
C         F     G         C
Christ is born, Christ is born,
Am        F     G         C    Am   F   C   G   Am   F   C   G  
Christ is born, Christ is born.

Verse 4:
C                     F
    This day of love,    this day of grace,
G7                              C
    This day when God came to embrace the human race;
Am7                   F
    The hope of all,     the Light of life,
G                             C
    The King of glory born to die for you and I.
C  F   G  C
Jesus, Jesus,
Am     F    G  C   C   
Je  -  sus, Jesus.