The Opening Medley

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1 Opening Medley ( based upon the opening of John’s gospel )

B

In the beginning was the word,

and the word was-with God,

And the Word was God.

In the beginning all things were made, And without- Him,

Nothing was made.

G#m C#m

In Him was life, light of all humankind,

F# B

In Him was light, author of day.

G#m C#m

And to the darkness came this wondrous light,

F# B

A light the dark could never chase away.

G7 C

In the beginning, in the beginning, in the beginning……

C F/C C F C

To the darkness came God's light, Light of men was that life,

F/C C D G

There at the beginning was the Word of God.

C F/C C F C

He was coming to the world, as a child, as its light.

C F/C C D C

Word made flesh, who dwelt with us, full of grace and truth.

Chorus:-

F C Am Dm G C

Light of Christ come shine in us, Lead us on, light the way.

F C F F/C C A7

Let your flame forever burn, then will your love grow.

D G/D D G A D

Holy child of Bethlehem, ray of hope, light divine,

G/D D E A

You came down from glory in humility,

D G/D D G A D

You who grew in to a king, Prince of Peace, Emmanuel,

G/D D E A

You came down to save us, came to set us free. (ch)

G D Bm Em A D

Light of Christ come shine in us, Lead us on, light the way.

G D Bm Em G/A D B7

Let your flame forever burn, then will your love grow.

E A E A B A

God so loved the world that He gave,

E A E A B A

God so loved the world that He gave,

E A E A B C#m

God so loved the world that He gave,

A B A

His only begotten Son.

A/B E A E A B E

So that every--one who believes, shall not die

E A E A B E

Every--one who believes, shall not die

E A E A B C#m

Every--one who believes, shall not die

A B E A B E A B E

But have everlasting life===everlasting life=========LIFE.

© 2001 Sheila Hamil