Lead sheet (piano/vocal chart) for the song “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” as performed by NAOBC Worship.

Verse 1
A mighty fortress is our God,
A bulwark never failing.
Our helper He amid the flood
Of mortal ills prevailing.
For still our ancient foe
Doth seek to work us woe;
His craft and pow’r are great
And armed with cruel hate,
On earth is not his equal.

Verse 2
Did we in our own strength confide,
Our striving would be losing;
Were not the right man on our side,
The man of God’s own choosing:
Dost ask who that may be?
Christ Jesus, it is He;
Lord Sabbaoth His name,
From age to age the same,
And He must win the battle.

Verse 3
And though this world with devils filled
Should threaten to undo us,
We will not fear for God hath willed
His strength to triumph through us.
The prince of darkness grim,
We tremble not for him;
His rage we can endure,
For lo, his doom is sure,
One little word shall fell him.

Verse 4
That word above all earthly pow’rs,
No thanks to them, abideth;
The Spirit and the gifts are ours
Through Him who with us sideth.
Let goods and kindred go,
This mortal life also;
The body they may kill,
God’s truth abideth still,
His kingdom is forever.

His kingdom is forever,
His kingdom is forever.

Written by Martin Luther; translation by Frederic H. Hedge
Copyright © 2021 NAOBC Worship.
Released February 5, 2021
Recorded live on October 5, 2020, at Ninth & O Baptist Church.
Vocals:  Victor Houston and Ellen Morton.  Drums:  Steve McCarter.  Bass:  Noah Pursell.  Guitars:  Victor Houston and Craig Shuff.  Piano:  Ellen Morton.  Synth:  Caleb Shaw.

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