Chords: The Seven Seals (Worthy is the Lamb)

Text: Revelation 5-7:2  --  Disc 1 Track 9  --  50bpm  --  Capo 3

 

Dm              Bb            F           C

John in vision, the revelation, he saw a sealed-up book

Dm                  Bb                   F                 C

Tears fell down for no one was found who could break the seals and look

Dm              Bb            F           C

“Stop that cryin’ for Judah’s lion can open up your book!”

Dm        Bb           C

We cry, “Worthy, worthy, is. . .

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Dm                  Bb            F           C

Soon a lamb came, a lamb that was slain, with seven horns and eyes

Dm                  Bb            F           C

Took the scroll from Him on the throne and the elders fell to rise

Dm                  Bb            F           C

Harps a’ playin’ and saints all prayin’, hear their solemn cries

    Dm           Bb   C

We cry, “Worthy, worthy, is. . .

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        F    Bb    C

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain

        F    Bb    C

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain

           Dm               C           Dm                     C        F

To receive power and riches and wisdom and might, and honor and glory and blessing

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Dm                  Bb            F           C

First seal broken, the scroll was open, to show a horse of white

Dm                  Bb            F           C

Bow in hand, riding o’er the land, was the rider oh, so bright

Dm                  Bb            F           C

Conquering and to conquer he dispelled the shades of night

        Dm          Bb        C

We cry, “Worthy, worthy, is. . .”

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Dm                  Bb                F           C

Second seal broke, the calf-faced one spoke, “Come now, horse of red”

Dm                  Bb                F           C

Out he roared brandishing a sword; there was war within his tread

Dm                  Bb                F           C

Peace was gone as he traveled on, through the fields of maimed and dead

          Dm        Bb    C

We cry, “Worthy, worthy, is. . .

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        F    Bb    C

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain

        F    Bb    C

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain

           Dm               C           Dm                     C        F

To receive power and riches and wisdom and might, and honor and glory and blessing

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Dm                  Bb            F           C

Third seal gone and another one on a horse as black as sin

Dm                  Bb                F           C

Scales in his hand, he rode through the land, a gray horse after him

Dm                      Bb            F           C

Death and hell, and the sword as well, famine, pestilence came in

         Dm         Bb    C

We cry, “Worthy, worthy, is. . .

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Gm                 Dm

Fifth seal, martyrs cried “How long, how long?”

     Bb            F

The answer came, “Wait a bit more”

Gm                Dm

Sixth seal, a severed sky, earthquake, black sun, red moon

    Bb

The kings and the rich and the strong could not stand, crying

C

“Hide us from the wrath of the Lamb”

        Dm       Bb     C

And we cry, “Worthy, worthy, is. . .

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Dm                  Bb            F           C

After violence, there came a silence, and sealing of the saints

Dm                      Bb            F           C

White robes gleaming and faces beaming, they enter heaven’s gates

Dm                      Bb            F     C

The song must end now at seal seven, but let’s not hesitate

    Dm     Bb    C

To cry, “Worthy, worthy, is. . .

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        F    Bb    C

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain

        F    Bb    C

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain

           Dm               C           Dm                     C        F

To receive power and riches and wisdom and might, and honor and glory and blessing