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The Word Of Life chords

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These words were written in 1987 by John L Bell and fit to the traditional Celtic tune 'Wild Mountain Thyme' to make a great Christmas song. Zac Hicks produced a recorded version in 2011 on which this tab is based. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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[Verse 1]
      D       G       D
In a byre near Bethlehem 
          G                 D 
Passed by many a wandering stranger
        G         F#m      Bm
The most precious Word of Life 
         Em              G
Was heard gurgling in a manger
        D     G    D
For the good of us all

[Verse 2]
       D    G    D
By the Galilean Lake
          G                  D 
Where the people flocked for teaching
         G       F#m      Bm
The most precious Word of Life
          Em                G
Fed their mouths as well as preaching
        D    G     D
For the good of us all 

[Refrain]
        G               D
And He’s here when we call Him
         G       F#m      Bm
Bringing health, love, and laughter
        Em            G
To life now and ever after
        D      G    D
For the good of us all

[Verse 3]
 D          G     D
Quiet was Gethsemane
     G                  D 
Camouflaging priest and soldier
        G        F#m      Bm
The most precious Word of Life
          Em                    G
Took the world's weight on His shoulder
        D      G    D
For the good of us all

[Verse 4]
        D     G     D
On the hill of Calvary
         G                D 
Place to end all hope of living
         G        F#m      Bm
The most precious Word of Life 
             Em                G
Breathed His last and died, forgiving
        D      G    D
For the good of us all

[Refrain]
        G               D
And He’s here when we call Him
         G       F#m      Bm
Bringing health, love, and laughter
        Em            G
To life now and ever after
        D      G    D
For the good of us all

[Verse 5]
    D          G       D
In a garden, just at dawn
         G               D 
Near the grave of human violence
         G       F#m      Bm
The most precious Word of Life
            Em                G
Cleared His throat and ended silence
        D    G    D
For the good of us all

[Refrain]
        G               D
And He’s here when we call Him
         G       F#m      Bm
Bringing health, love, and laughter
        Em            G
To life now and ever after
        D      G    D
For the good of us all

            
            
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tfwatsit 10 May 24, 2017 11:58 AM, edited at 03:59 pm

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