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Music by Conrad Kocher Lyrics by William Chatterton Dix VERSE 1 G D G C D7 G As with gladness men of old, C D7 G C G D G Did the guiding star behold; D G C D7 G As with joy they hailed its light, C D7 G C G D G Leading onward, beaming bright, D7 G D7 G So, most gracious Lord, may we C D7 G C G D7 G Ever more be led to Thee. VERSE 2 G D G C D7 G As with joyful steps they sped, C D7 G C G D G To that lowly manger bed, D G C D7 G There to bend the knee before, C D7 G C G D G Him whom heav'n and earth adore, D7 G D7 G So, may we with willing feet, C D7 G C G D7 G Ever seek the mercy seat. VERSE 3 G D G C D7 G As they offered gifts most rare, C D7 G C G D G At that manger rude and bare, D G C D7 G So may we with holy joy, C D7 G C G D G Pure and free from sin's alloy, D7 G D7 G All our costliest treasures bring, G D7 G C G D7 G Christ, to Thee our heav'nly King. VERSE 4 G D G C D7 G Holy Jesus, every day, C D7 G C G D G Keep us in the narrow way; D G C D7 G And when earthly things are past, C D7 G C G D G Bring our ransomed souls at last, D7 G D7 G Where they need no star to guide, C D7 G C G D7 G Where no clouds Thy glory hide.
Below is a list of all the chords in this song. Click on a chord to learn how to play the chord on a particular instrument.
|Banjo||C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Guitar||C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Mandolin||C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Piano||C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Tin Whistle||C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Ukulele||C Major D Major D7 G Major|