Be not Afraid

Based on Isaiah 43:2-3; Luke 6:20
by: Bob Dufford, SJ

You shall cross the barren desert,
But you shall not die of thirst.
You shall wander far in safety,
                    Bm                      E
Though you do not know the way.
                    A                C#7     F#m    Bm
You shall speak your words to foreign men
         D          G          E
And they will understand.
A               F#m     B          B7          E
You shall see the face of God and live.

A                     E  Bm
Be not afraid.
   E       A                          D
I go before you always.
Come follow me
F#m Bm        E           A
And   I will give you rest.

If you pass through raging waters in the sea
You shall not drown.
If you walk amid the burning flames,
 Bm                       E
You shall not be harmed.
            A           C#7     F#m       Bm
If you stand before the pow'r of hell
 D      G          E
And death is at your side,
A             F#m     B             B7         E
Know that I am with you through it all.

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