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Saturday, 18 November 2017

TRUTH Sets Us Free by Roger Pullin

Roger, who wrote both words and tune of this song is a marine biologist who works internationally. He is also a member of Christians in Science and responded warmly to an invitation I put out through that organisation to contribute songs of faith and science towards the collection of such songs we are gathering together for singing in primary schools This is the first of three songs and feels VERY appropriate just now. It  draws on the words of Jesus in John 8.32 and gives them a contemporary sense
Roger Pullin
 God sends truth to me and you,
 Truth through faith a-nd science too,
 Truth in bo-dy-mind and soul,
 Sets us free and makes us whole.

Sets us free, free! free!!
You and me, me! me!!
Sets us free, free! free!!
You and me, me! me!!

Find chords and suggestions of how to best sing the song below and a printable score below that


TRUTH (SETS US FREE!) by Roger Pullin

Introduction[2]: C, Em, Am, Em/ F, C, G/ Em Am F, C/ G, C/

Verse[3] 1:  C       F      C         F    C    G
                God sends truth to me and you
                Em      Am       D            D7        G
                Truth through faith a-nd science too
                C    EmAmEm F      C      G
                Truth in bo-dy-mind and soul
                EmAm F      C     G                C
                Sets us free and makes us whole

Chorus[4]:   C  F    C
                Sets us free, free! free!!
                 F    BF
                You and me, me! me!!
                 G    C   G
                Sets us free, free! free!!
                 C     F    C
                You and me, me! me!!

Repeat as Introduction: /C/C/ (2 bars)

Verse 2:  C       F   C               F   C    G
                Seek the truth and you will find
               EmAmD            D7           G
                Op-en up yo-ur heart and mind
                 C     Em  Am Em  F    C   G
                God sends truth to you and me
                Em    Am   F              C  G   C
                Makes us whole and sets us free

Choruses (repeated and getting faster, as desired):





[1] By Roger Pullin
[2] As last two lines of the verse
[3] Verses are hymn-like, at moderate speed
[4] Choruses are faster, with hand claps and/or percussion


























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