Christ, Be Our Light (Lyrics and Chords)

Song Title: "Christ, Be Our Light" Lyrics and Chords
Bernadette Farrell
Category: Entrance Song

Intro: Em - Am - Bm - Em (2x)

Verse 1
                  Am       Bm          Em
Longing for light, we wait in darkness.
                   CM7   Bm7       Em
Longing for truth, we turn to You.
                      Am7   D               GM7
Make us Your own, Your holy people,
Cm7            Am7     Dsus-D7
light for the world to see.

Refrain:
G         C/G     G
Christ, be our light!
Em                Bm7
Shine in our hearts.
Em                       Am7  D
Since through the darkness.
G        G/F#   Em
Christ, be our light!
Em/D               C       D            G  C/G G
Shine in Your church gathered today!
Verse 2
                  Am       Bm          Em
Longing for peace, our world is troubled.
                   CM7   Bm7       Em
Longing for hope, many despair.
                      Am7   D               GM7
Your word alone has pow'r to save us.
Cm7            Am7     Dsus-D7
Make us Your living voice.

Refrain:
G         C/G     G
Christ, be our light!
Em                Bm7
Shine in our hearts.
Em                       Am7  D
Since through the darkness.
G        G/F#   Em
Christ, be our light!
Em/D               C       D            G  C/G G
Shine in Your church gathered today!
Verse 3
                  Am       Bm          Em
Longing for food, many are hungry.
                   CM7   Bm7       Em
Longing for water, many still thirst.
                      Am7   D               GM7
Make us Your bread, broken for others,
Cm7            Am7     Dsus-D7
shared until all are fed.

Refrain:
G         C/G     G
Christ, be our light!
Em                Bm7
Shine in our hearts.
Em                       Am7  D
Since through the darkness.
G        G/F#   Em
Christ, be our light!
Em/D               C       D            G  C/G G
Shine in Your church gathered today!
Verse 4
                  Am       Bm          Em
Longing for shelter, many are homeless.
                   CM7   Bm7       Em
Longing for warmth, many are cold.
                      Am7   D               GM7
Make us your building, sheltering others,
Cm7            Am7     Dsus-D7
walls made of living stone.

Refrain:
G         C/G     G
Christ, be our light!
Em                Bm7
Shine in our hearts.
Em                       Am7  D
Since through the darkness.
G        G/F#   Em
Christ, be our light!
Em/D               C       D            G  C/G G
Shine in Your church gathered today!
Verse 5
                  Am       Bm          Em
Many the gifts, many the people,
                   CM7   Bm7       Em
many the hearts that yearn to belong.
                      Am7   D               GM7
Let us be servants to one another,
Cm7            Am7     Dsus-D7
making your kingdom come.

Refrain:
G         C/G     G
Christ, be our light!
Em                Bm7
Shine in our hearts.
Em                       Am7  D
Since through the darkness.
G        G/F#   Em
Christ, be our light!
Em/D               C       D            G  C/G G
Shine in Your church gathered today!
Song Title: "Christ, Be Our Light" Lyrics and Chords
Bernadette Farrell


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