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Words and music by April McLean
Performer: Susan Ashton
Album: Wakened by the Wind

In My Father's Hands


  D   Dsus   D   Dsus   D   Dsus   D  G/A
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A	  G2	 D	A	G2    D	 G    A
Sometimes I get lost, sometimes I get oh so scared
	    G2		D	A    G2	    D  G  A
When these wires get crossed, somehow I end up nowhere
D/F#  G2			A		 D
But there is where I turn from what I sought to gain
     G2				    D/F#      A7	    D
And there is where I learn that I've only to call upon His name

Chorus:
		    G/D  A		 D
It's in my Father's hands and I have no fear
			G/D  A			  D
There's no point making plans when His hands can steer
G2		 D		 G2		 D
Why should I so small and frail, carry life's demands
     G2		      D	       G2	    D/F#     G2
When He can see where I might fail and where I might stand
D/A		     D
It's in my Father's hands

Sometimes we go wrong, sometimes we get one track minds
Thinking all alone that we can handle life just fine
But there is where we turn and find it's not to gain
And there is where we learn that we've only to call upon His name

CHORUS
  D    G/A   A7	 D	     G/A   A7  D
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Why should I so small and frail, carry life's demands
When He can see where I might fail and where I might stand
It's in my Father's hands
In my Father's hands



 1991 Birdwing Music (BMI) 

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