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Music by George William Warren Lyrics by Daniel Crane Roberts VERSE 1 F Dm C F Bb F Csus4 C F God of our fathers, whose almighty hand Dm Am D C Gsus4 G C Leads forth in beauty all the star--ry band Ab Ab7 Cm Gsus4 G7 C Of shining worlds in splendor through the skies, F Bb F Gm F Csus4 C7 F Our grateful songs before Thy throne a--rise. VERSE 2 F Dm C F Bb F Csus4 C F Thy love divine hath led us in the past; Dm Am D7 C Gsus4 G C In this free land by Thee our lot is cast; Ab Ab7 Cm Gsus4 G7 C Be Thou our ruler, guardian, guide, and stay; F Bb F Gm F Csus4 C7 F Thy word our law, Thy paths our cho---sen way. VERSE 3 F Dm C F Bb F Csus4 C F From war's alarms, from deadly pes---tilence, Dm Am D7 C Gsus4 D C Be Thy strong arm our ever sure defense; Ab Ab7 Cm Gsus4 G7 C Thy true religion in our hearts increase, F Bb F Gm F Csu4 C7 F Thy bounteous goodness nourish us in peace. VERSE 4 F Dm C F Bb F Csus4 C F Refresh Thy people on their toilsome way, Dm Am D7 C Gsus4 G C Lead us from night to neverend---ing day; Ab Ab7 Cm Csus4 G7 C Fill all our lives with love and grace divine, F Bb F Gm F Csus4 C7 F And glory, laud, and praise be ev----er Thine.
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|Banjo||Ab Major Ab7 A Minor Bb Major C Major C7 C Minor C Csus4 D Major D7 D Minor F Major G Major G7 G Minor Gsus4|
|Guitar||Ab Major Ab7 A Minor Bb Major C Major C7 C Minor C Csus4 D Major D7 D Minor F Major G Major G7 G Minor Gsus4|
|Mandolin||Ab Major Ab7 A Minor Bb Major C Major C7 C Minor C Csus4 D Major D7 D Minor F Major G Major G7 G Minor Gsus4|
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