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John Greenleaf Whittier And Charles Hubert Hastings Parry - Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind Chords

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Song: Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind
Music: Repton by Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Lyrics: John Greenleaf Whittier
Tabbed by: Carlos Raposo

.: Note :.

A simple version of this beautiful hymn for guitar.

.: Chords :.

D: xx0232
G: 320003
Em7: x22033
A: x02220
A7: x02020
Asus4: x02230
Dsus4: xx0233

     D        G      D
Dear Lord and Father of mankind,
Em7          G       D
Forgive our foolish ways;
Em7           G      A        A7
Re-clothe us in our rightful mind,
   D     G         A       Asus4
In purer lives Thy service find,
   D      G         D       Dsus4    D
In deeper reverence praise.
   Em7     G         D
In deeper reverence praise.

In simple trust like theirs who heard,
Beside the Syrian sea,
The gracious calling of the Lord,
Let us, like them, without a word,
Rise up and follow Thee.

O Sabbath rest by Galilee,
O calm of hills above,
Where Jesus knelt to share with Thee
The silence of eternity,
Interpreted by love!

With that deep hush subduing all
Our words and works that drown
The tender whisper of Thy call,
As noiseless let Thy blessing fall
As fell Thy manna down.

Drop Thy still dews of quietness,
Till all our strivings cease;
Take from our souls the strain and stress,
And let our ordered lives confess
The beauty of Thy peace.

Breathe through the heats of our desire
Thy coolness and Thy balm;
Let sense be dumb, let flesh retire;
Speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire,
O still, small voice of calm. 
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