This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.


Words and music: David Haas
From: "GARY GRANATO" 

BLESSED ARE THEY      

CAPO 1st FRET

   G                   D                C            Am7
Blessed are they, the poor in spirit, theirs is the kingdom 
    G
of God.
    G               D              C         Am7    G
Blessed are they, full of sorrow, they shall be consoled.

Refrain-

 C          Am7  G      C      Am7 G    C    Am7 D
Rejoice and be glad!  Blessed are you, holy are you, 
 C          Am7  G    C       Am7  D          G
Rejoice and be glad! Yours is the kingdom of God!


Blessed are they , the lowly ones, they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are they, who hunger and thirst, they shall have their fill.   (Refrain)

Blessed are they, who show mercy, mercy shall be theirs.
Blessed are they, the pure of heart, they shall see God. 

(Refrain)

Blessed are they, who seek peace, they are the children of God.
Blessed are they who suffer in faith, the Glory of God is theirs. (Refrain)

Blessed are you who suffer hate, all because of me.
Rejoice and be glad, yours is the kingdom, shine for all to see. (Refrain)


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