Better Is One Day

Written by: Matt Redman

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Original Key: E

Tempo: 77.00


Verse 1:
    E                            A               Bsus4
How lovely is your dwelling place,  O Lord Almighty
E                                 Bsus4
My soul longs and even faints for You
     E                        A                Bsus4
For here my heart is satisfied, within Your presence
   E                              Bsus4
I sing beneath the shadow of Your wings
Chorus:
          A
Better is one day in Your courts
          Bsus4
Better is one day in Your house
          A                                     Bsus4
Better is one day in Your courts than thousands elsewhere   (Repeat)
Verse 2:
     E                          A                  Bsus4
One thing I ask and I would seek;  to see Your beauty
   E                                Bsus4
To find You in the place Your glory dwells
Bridge:
C♯m7                        Bsus4
     My heart and flesh cry out
A                      Bsus4
   For You, the living God
C♯m7                     Bsus4  A      Bsus4
     Your Spirit's water for my soul
C♯m7                      Bsus4
     I've tasted and I've seen
A                    Bsus4
  Come once again to me
C♯m7                    Bsus4    A                     F♯m7   Bsus4
    I will draw near to You,       I will draw near to You

How lovely is Your dwelling place,
O Lord Almighty.
My soul longs and even faints for You.
For here my heart is satisfied,
Within Your presence.
I sing beneath the shadow of Your wings.

Better is one day in Your courts,
Better is one day in Your house,
Better is one day in Your courts
Than thousands elsewhere.

(Repeat)

One thing I ask and I would seek;
To see Your beauty,
To find You in the place Your glory dwells.

My heart and flesh cry out
For You, the living God;
Your Spirit's water for my soul.
I've tasted and I've seen,
Come once again to me;
I will draw near to You,
I will draw near to You.


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