How Far

Written by: Matt Redman, Chris Eaton

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Original Key: D


Intro:
Bm  A  G  D/F♯    G  A  Bm   Em7   A7sus4   D
Verse 1:
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In Nazareth of Galilee, an angel speaks the sacred words
Bm  A  G   D/F♯   G  A    Bm          Em7        A7sus4   D
'Mary, you will   be with child,' the miracle of virgin   birth
Verse 2:
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Joseph heeds the angel sign and takes her as his promised wife
    Bm      A   G     D/F♯  G   A   Bm       Em7          A7sus4   D
Now through the night they  journey on – how far is it to Bethlehem
G/D                 Dmaj7         G/D               Dmaj7
Wise men plan their course ahead, searching for the promised King
    Bm   A   G    D/F♯  G   A   Bm         Em7          A7sus4   D
Now from the east  a    guiding star – how far is it to Bethlehem
Bm  F♯m7   G   D/F♯   Em7        A7sus4          D   Asus4
How far,   how far,   to the place  where hope was born
Verse 3:
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The walls outside Jerusalem, O see the mount of Calvary
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There lift - ed high up  -  on a  cross, the Saviour of humani -  ty
   G/D               Dmaj7         G/D              Dmaj7
He conquered sin and buried shame, rose to life and burst the grave
   Bm  A   G       D/F♯  G    A  Bm       Em7               A7sus4   D
Fore - ver bridged the  great divide with perfect grace and sacri -  fice
Bm  F♯m7   G   D/F♯   Em7         A7sus4           Bm   A  Em  A  Em7  D/F♯  G/B   A  G  D/F♯    A7sus4  A   D    Dsus4
How far,   how far,   love has come    to bring us home
Verse 4:
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How far they went to Bethlehem, how far you went for Calvary
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No greater grace was   e - ver known, no greater love was ever    seen
   G/D               Dmaj7             G/D               Dmaj7
We set our hearts on pilgrimage, We're caught up in Your story too
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From Bethlehem to    Calvary, Our hearts will always follow   You
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How far,   how far,    Saviour lead us to Your heart
Bm  F♯m/A   G   D/F♯    Em7      A7sus4         Bm   F♯m   Bm   Em   D2  D
How far,    how far,    Jesus lead   us to Your heart
Dmaj7   Em7      A7sus4          D
Oh,     Jesus lead    us to Your heart

In Nazareth of Galilee
An angel speaks the sacred words
Mary you will be with child
The miracle of virgin birth

Joseph heeds the angel sign
And takes her as his promised wife
Now through the night they journey on
How far is it to Bethlehem?

Wise men plan their course ahead
Searching for the promised King
Now from the east a guiding star
How far is it to Bethlehem?

How far, how far, to the place where hope was born?

The walls outside Jerusalem
O see the mount of Calvary
There lifted high upon a cross
The Savior of humanity

He conquered sin and buried shame
Rose to life and burst the grave
Forever bridged the great divide
With perfect grace and sacrifice

How far, how far love has come to bring us home

How far they went to Bethlehem,
How far you went for Calvary!
No greater grace was ever known
No greater love was ever seen

We set our hearts on pilgrimage
We’re caught up in Your story too
From Bethlehem to Calvary
Our hearts will always follow You
How far, how far, Savior, lead us to Your heart
How far, how far, Jesus lead us to Your heart


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