A Mighty Fortress is Our God

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   A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
   Words: Martin Luther	
   Tune: Martin Luther

Verse 1

C        G   Em    Am D   G    Am Em    F   C      Am  Dm    G  C
A MIGHTY FOR-TRESS IS OUR GOD, A  SWORD AND SHIELD VIC-TO  – RI-OUS

C             G     Em Am    D    G    Am  Em   F   C  Am   Dm    G  C
HE BREAKS THE CRUEL OP-PRES-SOR’S ROD, AND WINS SAL-VA-TION GLO - RI-OUS

C       Am Em  D  G    Am    C      Am   Em Am
THE OLD SA-TAN-IC FOE, HAS SWORN TO WORK US WOE!

Em   Am    Em  D         G      Am      C    Am  Dm  E
WITH CRAFT AND DREAD-FUL MIGHT, HE ARMS HIM-SELF TO  FIGHT

Am   Em   F  C   Am  Dm G  C 
ON  EARTH HE HAS NO  E  –  QUAL

Verse 2

C              G    Em  Am    D   G      Am Em    F   C   Am  Dm G  C
NO STRENGTH OF OURS CAN MATCH HIS MIGHT, WE WOULD BE LOST RE-JECT  -ED

C         G    Em   Am    D  G      Am   Em   F   C   Am   Dm G  C
BUT NOW A CHAM-PION COMES TO FIGHT, WHOM GOD HIM-SELF E – LECT  -ED

C       Am  Em   D   G    Am    C     Am   Em Am
YOU ASK WHO THIS MAY BE? THE LORD OF HOSTS IS HE!

Em     Am Em  D       G     Am       C  Am  Dm   E
CHRIST JE-SUS MIGHT-Y LORD, GOD’S ON-LY SON, A - DORED

Am   Em   F  C     Am   Dm G  C 
HE HOLDS THE FIELD VIC- TOR - RIOUS

Verse 3

C                G   Em  Am   D   G     Am  Em      F    C  Am  Dm  G  C
THOUGH HORDES OF DEV-ILS FILL THE LAND, ALL THREAT-‘NING TO DE -VOUR  US

C          G   Em Am    D  G      Am   Em   F  C  Am   Dm  G  C
WE TREMBLE NOT UN-MOVED WE STAND, THEY CAN-NOT O-VER  POW’R   US

C        Am      Em D    G     Am    C     Am   Em Am
LET THIS WORLD’S TY-RANT RAGE, IN  BATTLE WE’LL EN-GAGE!

Em   Am   Em  D         G      Am        C    Am   Dm  E
HIS MIGHT IS DOOMED TO FAIL, GOD’S JUDGE-MENT MUST PRE-VAIL!

Am   Em   F  C   Am   Dm G  C 
ONE LIT-TLE WORD SUB -DUES  HIM

Verse 3

C              G  Em Am    D  G    Am Em     F   C   Am  Dm  G  C
GOD’S WORD FOR-EV-ER SHALL A-BIDE, NO THANKS TO FOES WHO FEAR   IT

C             G   Em   Am  D    G    Am  Em   F   C  Am   Dm  G  C
FOR GOD HIM-SELF FIGHTS BY OUR SIDE WITH WEAP-ONS OF THE SPIR   -IT

C         Am  Em  D   G      Am     C      Am     Em Am
WERE THEY TO TAKE OUR HOUSE, GOODS, HONOR, CHILD, OR SPOUSE

Em     Am   Em  D         G    Am       C  Am  Dm   E
THOUGH LIFE BE WRECHED A-WAY, THEY CAN-NOT WIN THE  DAY

Am   Em   F    C    Am   Dm G  C
THE KING-DOM’S OURS FOR –EV - VER!

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