St. Patrick's Breastplate      

St. Patrick's Breastplate
Guitar - Vocal
Words & music by
MARTIN DOMAN
Lyrics drawn from the prayer of St. Patrick

 
F

Bb/D
  

I
pledge un -
-
ty
by
hold
not
1.
2.
U - pon
I
pledge un - to
 
ear
strength
to
   
this


His
For

heark
with - in,
REFRAIN
Christ be

and
lead,
pre - vail.




   
F/A

be - side
-
rock,
F/A

eye
Christ
to
-
name
Gm

 
the same, the Three
C

  
Bb/D
   

of

 
in One,
the

Gm




to verse
F



the
   


of
God
to
I'll
my
The gates
of
hell
will
build
 
to
is
can
me,
the strong
F


  
the pow'r
I


   
of
    
Gm
Bb
F
to - day
C
Bb




day
F C
my - self


en
  
  


F


Gm

my - self
  
in Three
 

Bb/D
Bb/D
Bb/D
  


in - vo - ca - tion
C
  
to
F
VERSES




      

A

  
F
F/A
    

One

  
C
 


C
F
    
Tri - ni
F

watch,
with
life.
 
His
me

 
might
in
to
the
F


to
-
   
Christ be
Bb
-
F

be - fore
my
need.
not
fail!
me,
His
His



stay,
strife,
to refrain

C



   
Christ be
be -
St. Patrick's Breastplate - M. Doman - G-V - page 2
F/A
Bb
  

hind
Bb
 
me,
Gm
  
Lord
   
me,
Lord of
Christ be
of


BRIDGE
F
trains
Bb
  
and
ENDING
F
 
heart.
my
Bb

heart.

hands
 
my

strength,
 
 


for


He
Bb/D
  


is



be
the



He

 
my


Gm


me,
F
  
Bb


me,
to verse 2, then
follow sign to
bridge and ending
  
F/A


 
Lord,
my
F/A






Rock

 

is
my
re
Eb
C


who


-

fuge
to refrain

for - tress sure!
Bb

Dm
C

war.
Dm




a - bove
F
C
Gm

Christ deep in - side

 
Christ deep in - side
F
  
  
Bless - ed
 
 
Bb/D
heart.
heart.
  
me,
F/A
  
Christ be
 

be - low

  
Gm
C



my

my heart.
to bridge and
ending here F

C

F
   
C
Gm
Lord
C
F


C
Bb/D
  

  
   


F

of
C
my
F

   
After last note, bagpipes play
hymn, then into a short jig to end
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