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Performer: Rich Mullins
Words and music: Rich Mullins
 1989 Edward Grant (ASCAP) 

While the Nations Rage

Psalm 2/Isaiah 40:12-17/Isaiah 8:11-17 vamp: F#m D C#m D A D A |:[ / / / / ][ / / / / ][ / / / / ][ / / / / ]:| F#m7sus D2no3 Why do the nations rage, why do they plot and scheme? Bm2sus Their bullets can't stop the prayers we pray F#m7sus Esus E In the name of the Prince of Peace G2 D We walk in faith and remember long ago C#m7 F#m7 How they killed Him and then how on the third day He arose A/D D2 A/D D2 Well things may look bad and things may look grim Bm9 D E D/F# E/G# But all these things must pass except the things that are of Him Chorus: D2/A A D2/A E/A A Where are the nails that pierced His hands D2/A F#m7 E/G# A Well the nails have turned to rust but behold the Man A/C# D2 A/D D2 A/D He is risen and He reigns F#m7sus Esus F#m E/G# In the hearts of the children rising up in His name D2/A A D2/A E/A A Where are the thorns that drew His blood D2/A F#m7 E/G# A Well the thorns have turned to dust but not so the love A/C# D2 A/D D2 A/D He has given, no it remains F#m7sus Dmaj7 Esus E VAMP In the hearts of the children who will love while the nations rage The Lord in heaven laughs, He knows what is to come While all the chiefs of state plan their big attacks against His Anointed One The church of God she will not bend her knees To the gods of this world though they promise her peace She stands her ground, stands firm on the Rock Watch their walls tumble down when she lives out His love CHORUS F#m Esus E Bm7 C#m7 ...In the hearts of the children who will love while the nations rage D2 E F#m7sus [ / / / / ][ / / / / ][ / / / / ] While the nations rage Bm7 C#m7 D2 E F#m7sus Bm7/E E [ / / / / ][ / / / / ][ / / / / ][ / / / / ] CHORUS repeat VAMP and fade
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