ruth    

Ruth

       

Lyrics and music

 by

 © Michael King and Sandra K Hall

  Verse 1   Dm                 C add9    G My daughters you must go now C                   Em7         Am Back to your people be blessed Dm    C add9    G I have no more sons now C               G                  C I go to my home to find rest   Dm           C add9         G Ruth cried please don’t leave me C          Em7        Am My heart is joined to you Dm        C add9 G There is nothing here to  keep me C              G          C All I want is to be with you   Chorus   Am       Em7        C And I will go wherever you go F         C               G I will follow where you lead me Am              Em7   C Your people shall be my people F              G        C And your God shall be my God   Verse 2   Dm               C add9  G In a field she labored gleaning C                  Em7            Am Through the sun and the rain Dm                C add9         G Each day she worked until evening C        G         C Under Boaz’s gaze   Dm            C add9          G Who is the maiden I see gleaning C            Em7             Am The one who comes every day Dm                 C add9       G Leave for her handfuls of barley C               G                       C Softly you could hear Ruth pray   Chorus   Am       Em7        C I will go wherever You go F         C               G I will follow where You lead me Am              Em7   C Your people shall be my people F              G        C And You shall be my God   Bridge   F                                   C Then came the fall celebration G                                        C The last of the harvest brought in F                            C Lay at his feet my daughter G                                     C The heart of Boaz you’ll win F                                       C Waking up early in the morning G                            C Ruth lay at Boaz’s feet F                                        C Spread your cloak or’ thy maiden G                            C My kinsmen redeemer be   Chorus   Am       Em7        C And I will go wherever you go F         C               G I will follow where you lead me Am              Em7   C Your people shall be my people F              G        C And your God shall be my God   Verse 3   Dm          C add9    G Though a poor Moabitess C                  Em7    Am A widow with little future Dm                 C add9  G Ruth won the favor of Boaz C          G                    C And became a great grandmother   Dm                 C add9  G For she bore a son Obadiah C       Em7          Am Who begat a son named Jesse Dm          C add9   G Who became the father of David C      G        C The greatest King in history     Chorus (slowly with feeling)   Am       Em7        C And I will go wherever you go F         C               G I will follow where you lead me Am              Em7   C Your people shall be my people F              G        C And your God shall be my God  

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