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Written by Nathan Drake, Nahum Tate.

CCLI# 7197579

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While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks Chords
from "The Soul Felt Its Worth"

Intro/Interludes:  C

While shepherds watched

          G              D       

their flocks by night,
     F#m      E          A
All seated on the ground,                       
         G                   A                 F#
The angel of the Lord came down,
         G       A         D
And glory shone around.


          D                         G           D    
Fear not, said he, for mighty dread
        F#m              E              A
Had seized their troubled mind;
          G                        A     F#
Glad tidings of great joy I bring
     G             A         D
To you and all mankind.


     D                        G                D 
To you, in David's town, this day
   F#m        E           A
Is born, of David's line,
        G                        A              F#
The Savior, who is Christ the Lord, 
        G              A          D
And this shall be the sign:

          D                           G                D 
The heav’nly Babe you there will find
     F#m     E            A
To human view displayed,
      G                              A              F#
All meanly wrapped in swathing bands,
       G      A          D
And in a manger laid.



         D                             G            D   
Thus spake the seraph and forthwith 
      F#m        E           A
Appeared a shining throng
      G                        A           F#
Of angels praising God on high, 
          G          A                      D
Who thus addressed their song:



      D                 G           D    
All glory be to God on high,
      F#m      E              A
And to the earth be peace;
           G                                A               F#
Good will henceforth from heaven to men
     G           A        D
Begin and never cease.

Available worship resources for While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks include: chord chart, multitrack, backing track, lyric video, and streaming. Written by Nahum Tate, 1700.. Modern arrangement and recording by Nathan Drake, Reawaken Hymns. CCLI# 7197579

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