You've put a new song in my mouth (Justice and mercy)

Written by: Matt Redman

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Original Key: D


Chorus:
D2            A2      G         Asus4    D    A2    G   Asus4
      You've  put  a  new  song  in  my  mouth, 
D2        A2      G         Asus4       D      A2    G   Asus4
      It   is   a  hymn  of  praise  to  You. 
D2        A2        G      Asus4     D   A2   G   Asus4
      Justice  and  mercy  are  its  theme, 
Em7        D/F♯     G         A         D2    B♭2    D2    B♭2
      And  I  will  live  it  back  to  You. 
Verse 1:
Bm7                  F♯m7                  G2          G           Asus4  A
      The  kind  of  fast  You've  chosen  Lord,  it  must  reach  out 
Bm7               F♯m7                  G2        G           Asus4  A
      To  broken  lives  and  to  the  poor,  so  change  me  Lord. 
   D/F♯                 G                   D/F♯                 G
I  know  You  are  the  orphan's  hope,  I  know  You  are  the  widow's  song,    
   Bm7            F♯m7                           Em7    Asus4  A
O  Lord,  You're  showing  me  what's  on  Your  heart.
Verse 2:
Bm7                   F♯m7              G2           G       Asus4  A
      Lord  I  won't  bring  an  empty  song;  it's  meaningless 
Bm7               F♯m7             G2          G   Asus4  A
      Without  compassion  in  my  life,  and  holiness. 
         D/F♯               G                   D/F♯             G
You're  Father  where  no  father  lives,  and  to  the  lonely  You're  a  friend, 
   Bm7             F♯m7                          Em7    Asus4  A
O  Lord,  You're  showing  me  what's  on  Your  heart. 
         
Tag:
    D/F♯                 G                  D/F♯                 G
I  know  You  are  the  orphan's  hope,  I  know  You  are  the  widow's  song,    
         D/F♯               G                   D/F♯             G
You're  Father  where  no  father  lives,  and  to  the  lonely  You're  a  friend.
(A2*: Bass plays F# on album version)

The kind of fast you've chosen Lord
It must reach out
To broken lives and to the poor
So change me Lord
I know You are the orphan's hope
I know You are the widow's song
O Lord You're showing me
What's on Your heart


You've put a new song in my mouth
It is a hymn of praise to You
Justice and mercy are its theme
And I will live it back to you


Lord I won't bring an empty song
It's meaningless
Without compassion in my life and holiness
You're Father where no father lives
And to the lonely You're a friend
O Lord You're showing me
What's on Your heart

Matt Redman


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