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BE THOU MY VISION

Written by Nathan Drake, Dal­lan For­gaill

 CCLI# 7204706

Anchor 1

Be Thou My Vision Chords
from "Hymns of the Spirit"

Introx2/Interludesx2:   C#m    (B) - E    B     

 

C#m       (B)   E              A                E

Be Thou my vision, O Lord of my heart

B                                             A                       E

Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art.

C#m        (B)     E                                    A

Thou my best thought, by day or by night

E                  C#m               B                      E

Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.

 

 

C#m       (B)   E                     A                      E

Be Thou my wisdom, and Thou my true word

B                                       A                   E

I ever with Thee, Thou with me, my Lord

C#m        (B)     E                                     A

Thou my great Father and I Thy true son;

E                   C#m                B                   E

Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee one.

 

 

C#m  (B)   E                    A                      E

Riches I heed not, nor man's empty praise

B                                        A                 E

Thou mine inheritance now and always

C#m          (B)     E                                A

Thou and Thou only, be first in my heart

E                    C#m              B                        E

High King of heaven, my treasure Thou art.

 

 

C#m        (B)   E              A                E

High King of heaven, after vict’ry won,

B                                             A                   E

May I reach heaven's joys, O heaven's Sun.

C#m       (B)   E                                     A

Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,

E                C#m         B           E

Still be my vision, O Ruler of all.

Available worship resources for Be Thou My Vision include: chord chart, multitrack, backing track, lyric video, and streaming. This hymn was written by Dal­lan For­gaill, 6th Cen­tu­ry. Modern arrangement and recording by Nathan Drake, Reawaken Hymns. CCLI# 7204706

Anchor 2

ACOUSTIC

Be Thou My Vision Chords (Acoustic)
(Capo 1)

C                    Am            F               C

Be Thou my vision O Lord of my heart

G                      Am               F                          G

Nought be all else to me, save  that Thou art

Am                    F                   C               F

Thou my best thought, by day or by night

C                 Am                  F                 G       C

Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.

 

 

C                    Am                  F                      C

Be Thou my wisdom, and Thou my true word

G                  Am              F                     G

I ever with Thee, Thou with me, my Lord

Am                     F                C                   F

Thou my great Father and I Thy true son;

C                    Am                 F          G       C

Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee one.

 

 

C              Am                   F                    C

Riches I heed not, nor man's empty praise

G                   Am              F               G

Thou mine inheritance now and always

Am               F                    C                 F

Thou and Thou only, be first in my heart

C                    Am                F               G       C

High King of heaven, my treasure Thou art.

 

 

C                    Am            F               C

High King of heaven, after vict’ry won,

G                   Am                   F                   G

May I reach heaven's joys, O heaven's Sun!

Am                 F                           C         F

Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,

C                 Am           F         G       C

Still be my vision, O Ruler of all.

HISTORY

Learn the history behind the classic hymn "Be Thou My Vision"

Practice Session

PRACTICE SESSIONS

PLAY ALONG

Play through "Be Thou My Vision" on acoustic guitar.

BAND PARTS

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