Be Thou My Vision

Be Thou My Vision

Intro:

  C Am C Am
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Verse 1:

C Am F C
Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart
G C Am G
Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art
F Em C F G
Thou my best Thought, by day or by night  
C Am Dm7 C
Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light

Verse 2:

C Am F C
Be Thou my Wisdom, and Thou my true Word
G C Am G
I ever with Thee and Thou with me, Lord
F Em C F G
Thou my great Father, I Thy true son  
C Am Dm7 C
Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee one

Verse 3:

C Am F C
Be Thou my shield and my sword for the fight
G C Am G
Be Thou my Dignity, be Thou my might
F Em C F G
Thou my soul's Shelter, and Thou my high tow’r  
C Am Dm7 C
Raise Thou me heav’nward, O Pow’r of my pow’r

Verse 4:

C Am F C
Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise
G C Am G
Thou mine Inheritance, now and al - ways
F Em C F G
Thou and Thou only, be first in my heart  
C Am Dm7 C
High King of Heaven, my Treasure Thou art

Verse 5:

C Am F C
High King of Heaven, my victory won
G C Am G
May I reach Heaven’s joys, bright Heaven’s Sun!
F Em C F G
Heart of my own heart, what - ever be - fall  
C Am Dm7 C
Still be my Vision, O Ruler of all

Note: Transpose up for sharps and down for flats.

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