Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee Author: Henry van Dyke sung to the tune of: "Ode to Joy" by: Ludwig van Beethoven I hope you enjoy! D A Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee, D A God of glory, Lord of love; D A Hearts unfold like flow'rs before Thee, D A G D Op'ning to the sun above. A D A D Melt the clouds of sin and sadness; A D G A Drive the dark of doubt away; D A Giver of immortal gladness, D G A D Fill us with the light of day! D A All Thy works with joy surround Thee, D A Earth and heav'n reflect Thy rays, D A Stars and angels sing around Thee, D A G D Center of unbroken praise. A D A D Field and forest, vale and mountain, A D G A Flow'ry meadow, flashing sea, D A Singing bird and flowing fountain D A G D Call us to rejoice in Thee. C G Thou art giving and forgiving, C G Ever blessing, ever blest, C G Wellspring of the joy of living, C G F C Ocean depth of happy rest! G C G C Thou our Father, Christ our Brother, G C F G All who live in love are Thine; C G Teach us how to love each other, C G F C Lift us to the joy divine. C G Mortals, join the happy chorus, C G Which the morning stars began; C G Father love is reigning o'er us, C G F C Brother love binds man to man. G C G C Ever singing, march we onward, G C F G Victors in the midst of strife, C G Joyful music leads us Sunward C G F C In the triumph song of life.