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Words and Music by Brian Doerksen

Faithful Father

Intro:  G2
        G   D/F#   Em   C     (repeat twice)

G    D/F#             Em                 C
Father, I can't explain this kind of love
                  D
This kind of grace
      G   D/F#                       Em
I know       I still break Your heart
               C             D
And yet You run to welcome me


               G         C      D      
This is my song of praise to You
               G    C              D
For who You are and all that You do
         Em            C     D
From the moment my life began
                  C
You have been faithful

G   D/F#            Em                 C    
Father I love the way you hold me close
               D
And say my name
      G   D/F#                      Em
I know       when my life is through
                  C               D
My heart will find its home in You


               G         C      D
This is my song of praise to You
               G    C              D
For who You are and all that You do
         Em            C     D
From the moment my life began
                  C     G/B
You have been faithful
D               C     G/B
You will be faithful
D           C
Forever faithful
  G   D/F#   Em   C
Father

G   D/F#   Em   C  (repeat for awhile)  D


      (E)       A       D        E
This is our song of praise to You
               A    D              E
For who You are and all that You do
      F#m            D     E
From before the world began
                  D
You have been faithful (repeat twice)

A/C#   E              D     
      You will be faithful
A/C#   E           D
      Forever faithful
 A
Father


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