I've filled my time (I need to get the fire back)

Written by: Matt Redman

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Original Key: G


Intro:    
Em7   D/F♯   C2   D/F♯
Verse 1:
     Em7
I've filled my time with preparations
D/F♯
      Worn the cloak of endless serving
C2
    Though this is a part of loving
   Am7              D/F♯
Something can grow cold
        Em7
I've wandered through this life's distractions
D/F♯
      Clouding out my soul's attraction
C2
    When I take the time to listen
Am7                  D/F♯
     I can hear You call
Chorus:
Em7        D/F♯   C2      D/F♯    Em7
       I  need to get the fire   back
D/F♯      C2           D/F♯
         Lord like the first time
Em7        D/F♯   C2      D/F♯    Em7
       I  need to get the fire   back
D/F♯      C2         D/F♯
          You are my first love
Em7        D/F♯   C2     D/F♯    Em7
      The embers still remain
    D/F♯    C2        D/F♯
But Lord I miss the flame
Em7       D/F♯    C2       D/F♯   Em7   D/F♯   C2   D/F♯
       I  need to get the fire   back
Verse 2:
Looking now upon the reason
I am living, I am breathing
Holy Father You are showing
All I need to know
I must take the time to listen
Not to know You from a distance
But to find in all Your nearness
You and You alone
I'VE FILLED MY TIME with preparations
Worn the cloak of endless serving
Though this is a part of loving
Something can grow cold
I've wandered through
This life's distractions
Clouding out my soul's attraction
When I take the time to listen
I can hear You call


I need to get the fire back
Lord like the first time
I need to get the fire back
You are my first love
The embers still remain
But Lord I miss the flame
I need to get the fire back


Looking now upon the reason
I am living I am breathing
Holy Father You are showing
All I need to know
I must take the time to listen
Not to know You from a distance
But to find in all Your nearness
You and You alone

Matt Redman


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