O Church Arise (Arise, Shine)

Written by: Stuart Townend, Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Chris Tomlin

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Original Key: C


Verse 1:
           C                  F/A    G/B
O Church, arise, and put your armour on
         C/E     F          G   C
Hear the call of Christ our Captain
    F/C     C                 F/A      G/B
For now the weak can say that they are strong
       C/E           F       G  C
In the strength that God has given
     C/E       F                 Gsus4
With shield of faith and belt of truth
             F/A                G/B
We'll stand against the devil's lies
        C                 F/C    G/C
An army bold, whose battlecry is Love
         C/E    F        G   C5   Cm7   F/C    Fm/C
Reaching out to those in darkness
Verse 2:
    C                           F/A    G/B
Our call to war, to love the captive  soul
       C/E     F        G  C
But to rage against the captor
    F/C      C                    F/A      G/B
And with the sword that makes the wounded whole
        C/E        F         G  C
We will fight with faith and valour
     C/E        F               Gsus4
When faced with trials on ev'ry side
            F/A          G/B
We know the outcome is secure
                C                  F/C       G/C
And Christ will have the prize for which He died
     C/E   F      G  C
An inheritance of nations
Chorus:
  G                   F         C
Arise, shine for your light has come
  C                  F     C
Arise, shine for the risen Son
          Am    C/G        F       C/E
Lift your eyes, we are His radiant bride
  Dm7     G       C5
Arise, O church, arise
Coda:
C5   Cm7   F/C    Fm/C
C5   Cm7   F/C    Fm/C
C5   Cm7   Dm7    D♭maj7     C5
Verse 3:
              C                     F/A   G/B
Come, see the cross, where love and mercy meet
       C/E    F      G    C
As the Son of God is stricken
     F/C     C                  F/A       G/B
Then see His foes lie crushed beneath His feet
        C/E    F      G  C
For the Conqueror has risen
    C/E    F                Gsus4
And as the stone is rolled away
            F/A             G/B
And Christ emerges from the grave
             C               Dm7
This vict'ry march continues till the day
      C/E     F            G   C   F/C
Ev'ry eye and heart shall see Him
Verse 4:
          C                     F/A    G/B
So Spirit come, put strength in ev'ry stride
     C/E       F     G  C
Give grace for ev'ry hurdle
     F/C    C                 F/A     G/B
That we may run with faith to win the prize
     C/E     F        G   C
Of a servant good and faithful
    C/E       F                  Gsus4
As saints of old, still line the way
          F/A              G/B
Retelling triumphs of His grace
              C                 Dm7
We hear their calls, and hunger for the day
          C/E       F        G   C
When with Christ we stand in glory

O church, arise, and put your armor on;
Hear the call of Christ our captain.
For now the weak can say that they are strong
In the strength that God has given.
With shield of faith and belt of truth,
We’ll stand against the devil’s lies.
An army bold, whose battle cry is love,
Reaching out to those in darkness.

Our call to war, to love the captive soul,
But to rage against the captor;
And with the sword that makes the wounded whole,
We will fight with faith and valor.
When faced with trials on every side,
We know the outcome is secure.
And Christ will have the prize for which He died:
An inheritance of nations.

Arise, shine for your light has come
Arise, shine for the Risen Son
Lift your eyes, we are His radiant bride
Arise, o church arise!

Come, see the cross, where love and mercy meet,
As the Son of God is stricken;
Then see His foes lie crushed beneath His feet,
For the Conqueror has risen!
And as the stone is rolled away,
And Christ emerges from the grave,
This victory march continues till the day
Ev'ry eye and heart shall see Him.

So Spirit, come, put strength in every stride;
Give grace for every hurdle.
That we may run with faith to win the prize
Of a servant good and faithful.
As saints of old, still line the way,
Retelling triumphs of His grace,
We hear their calls, and hunger for the day
When with Christ we stand in Glory.


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