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Written by Nathan Drake, Henry Francis Lyte

 CCLI# 7204692

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Abide With Me Chords
from "Hymns of the Spirit"
(Capo 3)


Introx2/Interludesx2:   C     


C                                 F              G     C

Abide with me: fast falls the eventide;

C                       F               Dm                   G

The darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide:

C                                  F               Am           G

When other helpers fail, and comforts flee,

G                   C                  C        G      C

Help of the helpless, O abide with me.


C                                      F             G        C

Swift to its close ebbs out life's little day;

C                              F            Dm                G

Earth's joys grow dim, its glories pass away,

C                                     F      Am      G

Change and decay in all around I see;

G                     C                        C        G     C

O Thou who changest not, abide with me.


C                                   F         G           C

I need Thy presence every passing hour;

C                       F               Dm                          G

What but Thy grace can foil the tempter's power?

C                                    F                 Am         G

Who, like Thyself, my guide and stay can be?

G                                 C                         C        G      C

Through cloud and sunshine, Lord, abide with me.


C                                F          G            C

I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless:

C                   F                    Dm                 G

Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness.

C                                                     F              Am     G

Where is death's sting? where, grave, thy victory?

G               C                   C        G      C

I triumph still, if Thou abide with me.


C                                     F                G            C

Hold Thou Thy Cross before my closing eyes:

C                                F       

Shine through the gloom,

         Dm                       G

and point me to the skies:


Heaven's morning breaks,

         F                    Am          G

and earth's vain shadows flee:

G              C                         C       G      C

In life, in death, O Lord, abide with me.

Available worship resources for Abide With Me include: chord chart, multitrack, backing track, lyric video, and streaming. This hymn was written by Henry Francis Lyte, 1847. Modern arrangement and recording by Nathan Drake, Reawaken Hymns. CCLI# 7204692

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