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We Are the Light of the World
One of the first 1960s catholic folk hymns
based on the Beatitudes adapted by Jean Anthony Greif 1898-1981 
arranged by Tom Tomaszek  (c) 1966 by Vernacular Hymns Publishing, 
Slightly different from the official arrangement available by OCP

Somber 4

[Intro]

Dm7 Am7 Dm7 Am7
 

[Verse]

Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
Blessed are they who are poor in spirit,
Dm7           Am7        Dm7     Am7
Theirs is the kingdom of God.
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
Bless us, O Lord, make us poor in spirit;
Dm7           Am7        Dm7     C
Bless us, O Lord, our God.

F          C            F
We are the light of the world,
F       Dm7                A
May our light shine before all,
F             C       F            Dm           A        Dm  Am Dm Am
That they may see the good that we do, and give glory to God.
 

[Verse 2]

Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
Blessed are they who are meek and humble,
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
They will inherit the earth.
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
Bless us, O Lord, make us meek and humble;
Dm7           Am7        Dm7     C
Bless us, O Lord, our God.

F          C            F
We are the light of the world,
F       Dm7                A
May our light shine before all,
F             C       F            Dm           A        Dm  Am Dm Am
That they may see the good that we do, and give glory to God.

 
[Verse 3]

Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
 Blessed are they who will mourn in sorrow,
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
They will be comforted.
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
Bless us, O Lord, when we share their sorrow;
Dm7           Am7        Dm7     C
Bless us, O Lord, our God.


[Chorus]

F          C            F
We are the light of the world,
F       Dm7                A
May our light shine before all,
F             C       F            Dm           A        Dm  Am Dm Am
That they may see the good that we do, and give glory to God.


[Verse 4]

Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
Bless those who hunger and thirst for justice,
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
They will be satisfied.
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
Bless us, O Lord, hear our cry for justice;
Dm7           Am7        Dm7     C
Bless us, O Lord, our God.

F          C            F
We are the light of the world,
F       Dm7                A
May our light shine before all,
F             C       F            Dm           A        Dm  Am Dm Am
That they may see the good that we do, and give glory to God.


[Verse 5]

Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
  Blessed are they who show others mercy,
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
They will know mercy too.
Dm7         Am7          Dm7     Am7
Bless us, O Lord, hear our cry for mercy;
Dm7           Am7        Dm7     C
Bless us, O Lord, our God.

F          C            F
We are the light of the world,
F       Dm7                A
May our light shine before all,
F             C       F            Dm           A        Dm  Am Dm Am
That they may see the good that we do, and give glory to God.

            
            
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