Guitar chords with lyrics
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E) Intro: D MajorD G9G9 D MajorD G9G9
Verse 1: D MajorD G+G He was working late one evening D MajorD G+G With the wood he knew so well A augmentedA D MajorD when she thought she recognized him G+G A7A7 D MajorD though at first she couldn't tell D MajorD G+G As she humbly begged his pardon D MajorD G+G A augmentedA strange sadness swelled inside A augmentedA D MajorD When she asked, "aren't you the father G9G9 A9A9 D MajorD A/C#A/C# Of the man they crucified " B minorBm E minor 7Em7 Then the carpenter repeated A7A7 D MajorD A/C#A/C# what he's said so many times B minorBm E minorEm He said, "I as not His father, A7A7 D MajorD G/AG/A A7A7 He was mine."
Verse 2: D MajorD G+G Then he humbly went on working D MajorD G+G With those worn and caloused hands A augmentedA D MajorD Though she did not ask more questions G+G A7A7 D MajorD he knew she didn't understand. D MajorD G+G So he asked if she would help him D MajorD G+G he saw her answer in a glance A augmentedA D MajorD and she did the chores he asked her G9G9 A9A9 D MajorD A/C#A/C# and she was grateful for the chance B minorBm E minor 7Em7 Then they talked for hours of Jesus A7A7 D MajorD A/C#A/C# and how he knew He was divine. B minorBm E minorEm He said "I was not His father, A7A7 D MajorD G/AG/A A7A7 He was mine. Chorus 1: E minor 7Em7 D/F#D/F# "How could one so foolish and so flawed G+G AsusAsus A augmentedA ever hope to raise the Son of God " Verse 3: D2 G7G7 Then he spoke of the misgivings D2 G+G he had had a thousand times A augmentedA D MajorD and how Jesus found the tender moments G+G A augmentedA A augmentedA D MajorD A7A7 to let him know he'd done just fine D MajorD E minor 7Em7 Then the carpenter recited A7A7 D MajorD The greatest truths he'd ever learned B minorBm E minor 7Em7 and testified they came from Jesus A7A7 D MajorD A/C#A/C# and then her heart within her burned B minorBm E minor 7Em7 Then they embraced as she departed, A7A7 A7/GA7/G D MajorD A/C#A/C# Joseph told her one more time, B minorBm E minor 7Em7 "Tell them I was not His father A7A7 Bm9Bm9 tell them He was mine. G9G9 A7A7 No, I was not His father, D MajorD He was mine." Outro: G+G A augmentedA D MajorD