A Voice Cries Out (Lyrics and Chords)

A Voice Cries Out by Michael Joncas
Category: Advent, Entrance Song

Verse 1

  E                                   D
Console my people, the ones dear to me

   E                                D
Speak to the heart of Jerusalem
       E                                         D
The time of your mourning is ended now
      E              D        E
the Lord of life will come

  Em              A              Em       A   
A voice cries out in the wilderness 
Em       D                Em   B7
prepare a way for the Lord
Em                A                Em     A   
A voice cries out in the wilderness 
             CM7      D               E
make straight a highway for God

Verse 2
E         D          E            D7   
Every valley is made a plain 
   G     F                G      B7
every mountain is leveled
E                   A           C#m        G#m    
The glory of God shall be revealed and 
   G              B7             E
nations will sing your praise
(Repeat Refrain)

Verse 3 (Do Verse 1 Chords)

A voice shouts 'cry', O what shall I cry ? 
All flesh is like grass and its flowers
The grass may wither the flowers 
may fade but the word of the lord is forever
(Repeat Refrain)

Verse 4 (Do Verse 2 Chords)
Zion shout from the mountain top 
lift up your voice O Jerusalem
And say to the people of Gods 
own land behold behold your God
(Repeat Refrain)

Verse 5 (Do Verse 1 Chords)
The lord will appear as a shepherd 
holding his lamb in his arms
Keeping his flock so close to his 
heart leading them all old and young
(Repeat Refrain)

A Voice Cries Out by Michael Joncas

Catholic Songbook | 2016

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