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From: stachnik [george_stachnik@hp.com]
Words and music: CHRISTOPHER  BEATTY 
C. 1982 BIRD WING  MUSIC / CHERRY LANE MUSIC

HOLY GROUND

Intro and 1st verse very quiet - finger pick guitars  [G][D]


{C:jim g. Solo vocal on first verse}
This is [D]holy  ground,  we're standing on [G]holy ground.
For the [D]Lord is present, and [G]where He [D]is,  is [Em7]holy.  [A]-  
This is [D]holy  ground,  we're standing on [G]holy ground.
For the [D]Lord is present, and [Em]where He [Asus]is,[A]is [G]ho -
[D]ly.   

{C: jim g., don and michael}
These are [D]holy hands,  He's given us [G]holy hands,
He works [D]through these hands, and[G]so these [D]hands are[Em7]holy.
[A] 
These are [D]holy hands,  He's given us [G]holy hands,  
He works [D]through these hands and [Em7]so these [Asus]hands [A]are
[G]ho[D]ly.

{C: everybody joins in for this verse}
These are [D]holy lips, He's given us [G]holy lips.  
He speaks [D]through these lips, and [G]so these [D]lips are [Em7]holy.
[A]
These are [D]holy lips, He's given us [G]holy lips.  
He speaks [D]through these lips, and [Em7]so these [asus]lips are
[G]ho[D]ly.[B7]

{C:modulate to key of e - sing this verse twice - 2nd time acapella}
[B7]This is [E]holy  ground,  we're standing on [a]holy ground.
For the [E]Lord is present, and [A]where He [E]is,    is [F#m]holy. 
[B7]
This is [E]holy  ground,  we're standing on [A]holy ground. 
For the [E]Lord is present, and [F#m]where He [Bsus]is [B7]is
[A]ho[E]ly.

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