SONG LYRICS FOR: "THE NIGHT SHALL BE LIGHT"
ALBUM: "WINGS OF PRAYER"
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Bible Ref: Psalm 139:11; Micah 7:8; Psalms 18:28, 4:8; Isaiah 2:5
Music & Lyrics: Billy Blanco Jr., Cathy Gehr
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"THE NIGHT SHALL BE LIGHT"

[Ooh, even the night, even the night.]
Verse 1
The night shall be light about me,
Even the night shall be light about me.
When I sit in darkness,
When I sit in darkness.
The Lord shall be a li-ght unto me.

[Ooh, even the night, the night shall be light!]
Verse 2
The night shall be light about me, [woh, oh, woh]
Even the night [the night] shall be light about me. [ooh, ooh, ooh]
For Thou wilt light my candle,
Thou wilt light my candle,
The Lord my God will enlighten my darkness.
Chorus 1
I will both lay me down in peace and sleep,
For Thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
Verse 3
Oh, come, let us walk [let us walk], let us walk in the light [the light, in the light];
Come, let us walk [walk in the light] in the light of the Lord. [ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh]
For Thou wilt light my candle,
Thou wilt light my candle,
The Lord shall be a li-ght unto me. [woh, oh, oh]
Chorus 2
I will both lay [I will lay] me down in peace and sleep,
For Thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
[In safety, my Lord.]
Coda
Oh, even the night shall be light, [shall be light, shall be light, be light]
Even the night [ooh, ooh] shall be light [about me], oh, my Lord,
Even the night [ooh, ooh] shall be light. [I thank Thee, my Lord.]

 

"THE NIGHT SHALL BE LIGHT" (with chords)

Intro
(C)-(F6/C)
(C)[Ooh, even the night, e(F/C)ven the night.]
Verse 1
The (C)night shall be light a(F6/C)bout me,
Even the (C)night shall be light a(F6)bout me.
When I (Dm7)sit in (G7)darkness,
When I (E7)sit in (Dm/A)dark(Am)ness(Am/G).
The (F)Lord (C/E)shall (Dm7)be a (G/B)li-(F/A)ght (G)unto (Csus2)me.
Interlude:
(Csus2)-(F6/C)
(C)[Ooh, even the night, (F)the night (Em7)shall (Dm7)be light!]
Verse 2
The (C)night shall be light a(F/C)bout me, [woh, oh, woh]
Even the (C)night [the night] shall be light a(F)bout me. [ooh, ooh, ooh]
For Thou wilt (Dm7)light my (G7)candle,
Thou wilt (E7)light my (Dm/A)can(Am)dle(Am/G),
The (F)Lord (C/E)my (Dm7)God will en(Am)lighten my (G)dark(C)ness.(C7sus4)
Chorus 1
I will both (F)lay (C/E)me (Dm7)down in peace and (C)sleep,
For Thou, Lord, (F)only makest (Am)me dwell in (Am/G)safe(G)ty.
Verse 3
Oh, (F/G)come, let us (C)walk [let us walk], let us walk in the (F)light [the light, in the light];
Come, let us (C)walk [(Bb)walk (F)in (C)the light] in the light (F)of the Lord. [ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh]
For Thou wilt (Dm7)light my (G7)candle,
Thou wilt (E7)light my (Dm/A)can(Am)dle(Am/G),
The (F)Lord (C/E)shall (Dm7)be a (G/B)li-(F/A)ght (G)unto (C)me. [woh, oh, (Bb/C)oh]
Chorus 2
I will both (F)lay [I will (Fmaj7)lay] (Em7)me (Dm7)down in peace and (C)sleep,
For Thou, Lord, (F)only makest (Am)me dwell in (Am/G)safe(G)ty.
[In (Am)safe(Em7)ty, my (Em7/A)Lord.]
Coda
Oh, even the (D)night (D/F#)shall be light, [shall be (G6)light, shall be light, be light]
Even the (D)night [ooh, (F#m7)ooh] shall be light [about (G)me], oh, my (A7sus4)Lord,
Even the (D)night [ooh, (F#m7)ooh] shall be light. [I thank (G)Thee, my (A7sus4)Lord.] (Dsus2)

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