On Jordan's Bank-Prepare the Way

Words and Music by Karl Zimmerman, Charles Coffin, and John Chandler Capo 2 play G VERSE 1: |A | | | 2/4 Bsus-B | 4/4 E On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry, Announces that the Lord is nigh |A |Bm7 | A/C# D | 2/4 Esus E | 4/4 A Awake and hearken for He brings glad tidings of the King of Kings |A | |

VERSE 2: |A | | | 2/4 Bsus-B | 4/4 E Then cleansed be ev'ry soul from sin, Make straight the way of God with - in |A |Bm7 | A/C# D | 2/4 Esus E | 4/4 A | A Prepare we in our hearts a home, where such a mighty guest may come REFRAIN: | F#m9 |E |D |A Oh pre - pare the way, Oh pre - pare the way | F#m9 |E |D |E |A Oh pre - pare the way, Oh pre - pare the way of the Lord

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VERSE 3 |A | |D | 2/4 Bsus-B | 4/4 E For thou art our salvation, Lord, Our refuge and our sure reward |A |Bm7 | A/C# D | 2/4 Esus E | 4/4 A Shine forth and let thy light restore Our souls to heav'n-ly grace once more |A VERSE 4 |A | |D | 2/4 Bsus-B | 4/4 E All praise eternal Son to thee, whose advent set thy peo-ple free |A |Bm7 | A/C# D | 2/4 Esus E | 4/4 A Whom with the Father we adore and Holy Spirit ev-er - more

REFRAIN: | F#m9 |E |D |A Oh pre - pare the way, Oh pre - pare the way | F#m9 |E |D |E |A | | | Oh pre - pare the way, Oh pre - pare the way of the Lord

Arrangement and Refrain © 2003 Karl Zimmerman

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