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Please understand that you are permitted to use the songs listed below for research, private study or scholarship. If you wish to use them in your church, you will need a CCLI license. For more information on how to obtain a license, visit CCLI.com.

By Matt Redman

1st verse:

     E                           

How lovely is Your dwelling place,

A           B

 oh Lord Almighty

    E                                 B

For my soul longs and even faints for You

     E    

For here my heart is satisfied,

A              B

 within Your presence

   E                               B

I sing beneath the shadow of Your wings

 

chorus:

G         A

Better is one day in Your courts

A         B

Better is one day in Your house

G         A

Better is one day in Your courts

     A         B

Than thousands elsewhere

 

2nd verse:

      E

One thing I ask and I would seek,

A              B

 to see Your beauty

    E                                 B

To find You in the place Your glory dwells

 

bridge:

C#m7                     B 

 My heart and flesh cry out,

A                    B

 for You the living God

C#m7                  B      A   B

 Your spirit's water for my soul

C#m7                   B

 I've tasted and I've seen,

A

 come once again to me

E/G#

 I will draw near to You

F#m7                 B

 I will draw near to You

 1995 Thankyou Music (Admin. by EMI Christian Music Publishing)
CCLI Song #: 1097451

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