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Christ Be In My Waking Chords

Simon Brading, Stuart Townend | average from reviews

Original Key: C

Tempo: 149

Verse 1:
                F
Christ be in my waking,
              Am
As the sun is rising,
             F
In my day of working,
        G     Am2
With me every hour.
          C/E   F
Christ be in my resting,
              Am2
As the day is ending,
        C/E    F
Calming and refreshing,
         G           C
Watching through the night.

    Chorus:
    Am     E7/G#         C7/G
    Jesus, this is my devotion,
    D7/F#          G/F
    All my life to know You,
    C/E          F    C/E  G
    Every day to walk with You.
    Am       E7/G#             C7/G
    Saviour, You're my deepest longing,
    D7/F#            G/F
    You're the One I live for,
    C/E                F    C/E  G
    Teach me, Lord, to walk with You.

Verse 2:
                F
Christ be in my thinking,
            Am
And my understanding,
                 F
Guarding me from evil,
        G      Am2
Walking in the light.
          C/E   F
Christ be in my speaking,
             Am2
Every word a blessing,
         C/E   F
Pure and not deceiving,
          G      C
Grace to all who hear.

Verse 3:
          C/E   F
Christ be in my gladness
               Am
For the joy of living,
                 F
Thankful for the goodness
       G        Am2
Of the Father's hand.
          C/E   F
Christ be in my sorrow,
             Am2
In my day of darkness,
        C/E    F
Knowing that I follow
       G        C
In the steps He trod.

Verse 4:
            C/E      F
Christ when hope has faded,
                Am
Nothing left to cling to,
               F
Every pleasure jaded,
      G       Am2
Every well is dry.
           C/E    F
Christ the loving Shepherd
                  Am2
Draws me with His kindness,
         C/E      F
Leads me from the desert
       G          C
To the streams of life.

Verse 1: (Coda:)
          C/E  F
Christ be in my waking,
               Am
As the sun is rising,
             F
In my day of working,
        G     Am2
With me every hour.
          C/E   F
Christ be in my resting,
              Am2
As the day is ending,

Piano solo:
Am    E7/G#    C7/G        C7/F#
Fm    F/Eb     E/D         Am/C
Dm7   Ab/Gb    C/G         Abdim7
Am    D7/A     Dm7b5/Ab    G