My Child

INTRO (Oh God Our Help In Ages Past)
4 bars - guitar
4 bars – add bass
4 bass - all

VERSE 1
My Child, Don’t Make The Same Mistakes So Many Have Before -
Don’t Lock Me Out, Don’t Run Away, Don’t Hide Behind The Door -
The Path You Choose – Will Take You Through - A Life Of Less Or More
Wide Is The One That Leads To Death – The Other So Narrow -

CHORUS 1
Who Is This That Darkens My Counsel With Words Without Knowledge?
Were You There When I Planned The Earth’s Creation?

VERSE 2
My Child, Beware - The Way Seems Right Yet Leads So Many Down –
The Road That Takes You To A Place - No Room To Turn Around –
My Child You Must Read The Signs - As Trouble Will Abound –
For The Plans I’ve Made For Your Life Are Based On Choices Sound

CHORUS 2
Who Is This That Darkens My Counsel With Words Without Knowledge?
Was It Fate That Did Separate - The Water From The Heavens?

VOCAL INTERLUDE - 1
Can’t You See - My Child?
Don’t You Know - My Child?
Can’t You Hear - My Child?
Don’t You Know - My Child?

LEAD – 16 bars (DLD)

VERSE 3
My Child, Don’t Make The Same Mistakes So Many Have Before.
Don’t Hide Your Face, Or Close Me Out, Bring Darkness To Your Door.
Don’t Choose The Way That Does Seem Right – That Many Have Before.
Come See The Many Wonders That I Have In Store.

LEAD (8 bar chorus structure)

VOCAL INTERLUDE - 2
Can’t You See - My Child?
Don’t You Know - My Child?
Can’t You Hear - My Child?
Don’t You Know - My Child?

LEAD – 8 bars + 2