Mary, you're the chosen one

Mary, you're the chosen one

Tune: [Beams of heaven, as I go]
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Representative Text

1. Mary, you're the chosen one
to give birth to God's own son—
you, a humble Jewish girl;
he, the savior of the world.

Oh, never fear, and never doubt!
Almighty God can bring about
the wondrous things he promised to you.
Someday they'll all come true.

2. Mary, you will be called blessed,
honored high above the rest.
Generations yet to come
will bow down before your son. (Refrain)

3. Mary, mothering this boy
will bring pain as well as joy.
Help prepare him to fulfill
God the Father's perfect will. (Refrain)

4. Mary, weeping at the cross
for the precious child you've lost,
be at peace and understand
that his death is in God's plan. (Refrain)

Source: Now Sings My Soul #2

Text Information

First Line: Mary, you're the chosen one
Publication Date: 2017
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2017.


[Beams of heaven, as I go]

Tindley's early twentieth-century gospel music is often considered to be the immediate forerunner of the rise of the African American gospel style associated with Thomas Dorsey (PHH 493). SOME DAY consists of a few melodic motives, which are varied in triple meter. The refrain melody is a repeat of…

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