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Verse1:

G

Was there really an age

F

When we saw the face for the smile?

Am

Was there ever a time,

F

Or is this just denial?

 

Am

Was there ever a day

F

When we cared less for what we wore

Am

And more for what we gave

F

Not we held in store

 

Verse2:

G

Was there really a day

F

When we respected life before birth?

Am

Where was I then?

F

Was I even on this earth?

 

Am

Or am I lucky

F

Just to be alive

      Am

Was I so close

     F                     G

To this life being denied

Chorus:

G      

We lifted our hands,

              Am

with our prayers to the sky

F                          

Arms open wide

        C                   G

with praise to you

 

And I never saw so many,

   Am

I never saw so few

F

Change the world

                    C                     G

the way you showed them to

                      Am                 G

They exalt you

              Am

It’s all they do

 

Verse3:

G

Was there ever a time

F

When no one cared where we were born

Am

Was there ever a day

F

When we would all just get along

              Am

With no worries

F

Of where we walked at night

                  Am

And all that mattered

              F                           G               

Was that you walked by our side


G      

We lifted our hands,

              Am

with our prayers to the sky

F                          

Arms open wide

        C                   G

with praise to you

 

And I never saw so many,

   Am

I never saw so few

F

Change the world

                    C                     G

the way you showed them to          Am                 G

They exalt you

There lives speak of you

Its all they do

 

Bridge:

                               Am

Lord and with your help,

G                              Am

 we’ll get out of this alive

G                             Am  

Lord and with your love,

               G                        Am

 we’ll be better on the other side

 

G                             Am

Lord and with a miracle,

          G                     Am

they’ll be no need to hide

G                            Am

With you as our shepherd,

G                       Am

with you as our guide


Last Chorus:

G              

So we lift our hands,

              Am

with our prayers to the sky

F      

Arms open wide

     C               G

With praise to you

 

                  G

And we’ve never been so many,

             Am

though now we are so few

         F

We‘ll change this world

        C             G

with help from you

       Am                   G

We exalt you

We believe you

We give our lives to you, let it be

All we want to do