O, Bless The Lord, My Soul

Words & Music:

Stephen Schwarz (Godspell)


Am           C        D    Am            C       D

O, bless the Lord, my soul, his grace to thee proclaim.

G            D         F   C                     Am  C  D  Am  C  D

And all that is within me join to bless his holy name.

Am           C        D    Am           C       D

O, bless the Lord, my soul, his mercies bear in mind.

G          D           F    C                    A

Forget not all his benefits, the Lord to thee is kind.

A  E        G      D      A  E         G        D

He will not always chide, he will with patience wait.

A   E        G    D       Bm7  C#m7  D  B7  E

His wrath is ever slow to ri---i-----i--i---ise.

    D         E         D         E

And ready to abate, and ready to abate,

    D                                                   Am C D  Am C D

And ready to, and ready to, and ready to, and ready to abate.


He pardons all thy sins, prolongs thy feeble breath.

He healeth thy infirmities and ransoms thee from death.

He clothes thee with his love, upholds thee with his truth.

And like the Eagle he renews the vigor of thy youth.

Then bless his holy name, whose grace has made thee whole.

Whose loving kindness crowns thy day--ay--ay--ay--ays.

O, bless the Lord, my soul.  O, bless the Lord, my soul.

O, bless the Lord.  O, bless the Lord, O, bless the Lord, my soul.


A   C#m7    G    D    Am    C    D


A  C#m7      G        D         Am        C        D

O, bless the Lord, my soul.  O, bless the Lord, my soul.  [4x]

A         D     Am        D     A         D     Am        D

Bless the Lord, bless the Lord, bless the Lord, bless the Lord, [2x]


My soul----------.

D                                 Bm7      D  A  Bm7  A  B7  A  E7  A

O, bless the Lord, [O, bless the Lord] my soul--------!


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