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From: rickl1@ix.netcom.com
Words and music: William/Gloria Gaither/Aaron Wilburn 

Copyright @ 1979 Gaither Music/First Monday Music(ASCAP) 
Album: Ever Call Ready (Maranatha Music 1985})

IT'S BEGINNING TO RAIN  

3/4 time with alternating bass

C                                                       G                  
It's beginning to rain rain rain  hear the voice of the father
G7                                            C
Saying whosoever will come and drink from the water
C                                             G
I will pour out my spirit  on my sons and my daughters 
G7
If you're thirsty and dry  lift you hands to the sky
                  C
It's beginning to rain 
C                                                       G                  
It's beginning to rain rain rain  hear the voice of the father
G7                                            C
Saying whosoever will come and drink from the water
C                                             G
I will pour out my spirit  on my sons and my daughters 
G7
If you're thirsty and dry  lift you hands to the sky
                  C
It's beginning to rain 
                   F
It's beginning to rain  let the spirit  direct you
                 C                         F 
To peace and to love  where no hatred can stand 
                         D               G
And the joy of Christ refreshes your soul

SOLO
                   F
It's beginning to rain  let the spirit  direct you
                 C                         F 
To peace and to love  where no hatred can stand 
                         D               G
And the joy of Christ refreshes your soul
C                                                       G                  
It's beginning to rain rain rain  hear the voice of the father
G7                                            C
Saying whosoever will come and drink from the water
C                                             G
I will pour out my spirit  on my sons and my daughters 
G7
If you're thirsty and dry  lift you hands to the sky
                  C
It's beginning to rain 

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