o holy night

INTRO/INTERLUDES:  G      C       G    (x2)

 


G                            C                             G
O holy night, the stars are brightly shining,
              G                    D                    G
It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth.
G                                    C                     G
Long lay the world in sin and error pining,
            Bm                          F#m             Bm
Til He appeared and the soul felt its worth.

 


   D     D/F#   D              G
A thrill   of   hope, the weary world rejoices,
      D     D/F#   D             G                           D/F#
For yon—der  breaks a new and glorious morn.

 


Em                 Bm    
Fall on your knees, 
     Am                  Em
O hear the angel voices.
    G       D      G  C
O nig——ht divine,
    G     D                             G
O night when Christ was born;
    D               G   C
O nig——ht divine,
     G     D              G
O night, O night Divine.

 

G                                   C                G

Truly He taught us to love one another;

                  G                    D              G

His law is love and His gospel is peace.

G                                      

Chains shall He break 

              C                  G

For the slave is our brother; 

                   Bm            F#m                    Bm

And in His name all oppression shall cease. 

 

 

            D      D/F#   D            

Sweet hymns of   joy 

    G

In grateful chorus raise we, 

      D   D/F#  D        G                          D/F#

Let all  with—in  us praise His holy name.

 

 

Em                 Bm  

Christ is the Lord. 

       Am                   Em

O praise His name forever,

     G   D            G   C

His power and glory 

  G   D       G

Evermore proclaim.

      D                G   C

His power and glory

 G     D           G 

Evermore proclaim.

Written by Placide Cappeau, 1847

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