Labor Of Love Chords (Transposable):


Intro
D

Verse 1
G A D
It was not a silent night, there was blood on the ground
G A
You could hear a woman cry, in the alleyway that night
D
On the streets of David's town
Bm F#m
And the stable was not clean, and the cobblestones were cold
G A
And little Mary full of grace, With the tears upon her face
D
Had no mother's hand to hold

Chorus
G A Bm D
It was a labor of pain, it was a cold sky above
G
But for the girl on the ground in the dark
A
With every beat of her beautiful heart
D
It was a labor of love

Verse 2
G A D
Noble Joseph by her side, callused hands and weary eyes
G A
There were no midwives to be found, on the streets of David's town
D
In the middle of the night
Bm F#m
So he held her and he prayed, shafts of moonlight on his face
G A
For the baby in her womb, He was the Maker of the moon
D/F# A
He was the Author of the faith that could make the mountains move

Chorus

Chorus

Ending
G A
Little Mary full of grace, with the tears upon her face
D A D
It was a labor of love