Speak A Better Word

Austin Stone Worship

 
Intro
| G / / / | Gsus / / / | 
| G / / / | Gsus / / / | 
 
Verse 1
 
Lord
G 
open my eyes
G 
Open my heart, I’m
Gsus 
listeni
G 
ng
G 
You’re never silent
G 
Indifferent or far, You’re
Gsus 
with
G 
me
 
I know You’re
Am7 
here, so
C 
let me
G 
hear
 
Chorus 1
 
When You speak,
Cmaj7 
mountains
 
Take their root in
G 
the sea
 
When You breathe,
Cmaj7 
the wind of
 
Heaven stirs up
G 
what’s dead
 
When You sing, You
C 
sing a
G/B 
song of joy
D 
over me
Em 
 
When You
C 
speak, You
D 
speak a better word
 
Interlude
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| G / / / | Gsus / / / | 
 
Verse 2
Em 
Voice of my Father,
D 
Stirring my heart, I’m l
C 
isten
G 
ing
Em 
I will not fear when
D 
Surrounded by dark, You’re
C 
with
G 
me
 
I know You’re
Am7 
here, so let me hear
 
Chorus 2
 
When You speak,
Cmaj7 
mountains
 
Take their root in
G 
the sea
 
When You breathe,
Cmaj7 
the wind of
 
Heaven stirs up
G 
what’s dead
 
When You sing,
C 
You sing a song of joy over me
 
When You
C 
speak,
D 
You speak a better word
 
Jesus
C 
please, come
D 
speak a better word
 
Instrumental
| Em / / / | D / / / | C / / / | G/B / / / | 
| Em / / / | D / / / | C / / / | G/B / / / | 
 
Bridge 1
Em 
Sin says that he
D 
has claim on me
C 
You say rise up, it is
G/B 
finished
Em 
Shame says Your blood
D 
was not enough
C 
But You say rise up, it is
G/B 
finished
 
Bridge 2
Am7 
You say I am chosen, ac
G/B 
cepted and free
 
When
C 
You say I’m Yours, I’m fo
Em 
rgiven
Am7 
You say You love me
 
And
G/B 
You’ll never leave
 
When
C 
You say I’m Yours, I’m for
Em 
given
Am7 
You say You love me and
G/B 
I will believe
 
That when
C 
You say I’m Yours, I’m for
D 
given
 
Because
C 
You say I’m Yours
D 
 
Yes, I know I am Yours
 
Yes, I’ll
C 
always be Yours
D 
 
Chorus 3
 
When You speak,
Cmaj7 
mountains take their root in
G 
the sea
 
When You breathe,
Cmaj7 
the wind of Heaven stirs up
G 
what’s dead
 
When You sing,
C 
You sing a
G/B 
song of joy over
D 
me
Em 
 
When You
C 
speak, You
D 
speak a better
G 
word
 
Jesus
C 
please, come
D 
speak a better
Em 
word
 
When You
C 
speak,
D 
You speak a
G 
better word
Writer(s):

Aaron Ivey, Brett Land, Chris Collins, Marcus Dawes

Theme(s):

Adoration & Praise, Call to Worship, God's Attributes

Tempo:

Slow

BPM:

69

Original Key:

G

Recommended Key(s):

A, C, D, G

CCLI #:

7146495

Scripture Reference:

Deuteronomy 5:27; Isaiah 51:16; Matthew 10:20