A Higher Calling

Words and Music by Ruth Brimm

HIM Music

 

Key F/Gb/G/Ab/A

 

Intro: Eb/Bb  Abm/Bb (2x)      E/B  Am/B (2x)      F/C  Bbm/C (2x)      Gm/C  F/C  Gm/F  F

 

Tag     F2                          Eb/F  Gm/F    F

            He that hath an ear let    him    hear (2x)

 

 

Vs.                     Dm                                 Am7

            1. Gods Spirit has been calling     since the days of old

            2. Jesus called for His disciples to come follow Him

 

                          Gm7                                     F/A

            How He spoke to his children   in the Bible were told

            To          take up their nets       and be fishers of men

 

                     Gm7                                  F/A            Dm

            How late in the night   He called out to a      child

               Forsaking possessions             giving their all

 

                        Eb                         Bb/D            C7sus4

            Samuel answered;   speak Lord, here am I

            (Go to keychange)

           

 

Cho.    F2                          Eb/F  Gm/F    F

            He that hath an ear let       him    hear (2x)

 

              F     Gm/F   F   Bbmaj7                               G9/B                 Bbm6/Db

            There   is       a   higher calling        there is a higher calling

 

                 Dm2                                   A6/C#

            To come apart and sanctify to willingly lay down your life

 

                      F/C F/C                      Dm7/Bb   Bbm/Eb

            And to answer, Lord, here am I

 

            F/C                                  Bbm/C

            He that hath an ear let him hear (2x)

 

                         Gm/F F            F/C  A7/C#

            A higher calling

 

 

Key change (from last line of second verse)

 

                    Eb      Bb/D         C7sus4         Db7sus4

            With no hesitation they followed the call

 

 

Vs. 3              Ebm                                Bbm7

            Gods Spirit is searching      for those who will heed

 

                  Abm7                                   Gb/Bb

            To work in the harvest     and to go where He leads

 

                          Abm7                               Gb/Bb          Ebm

            Can you hear his voice pleading     what will you do

 

Key change

                 Eb                                           B/Eb         Db7sus4    D7sus4

            So many are called but those who answer are few

 

 

Cho.    G2                         F/G   Am/G   G2

            He that hath an ear let      him     hear (2x)

 

            G       Am/G  G   Cmaj7                                 A9/C#               Cm6/D#

            There   is       a   higher calling        there is a higher calling

 

                 Em2                                   B6/D#

            To come apart and sanctify to willingly lay down your life

 

                      G/D  G/D                       Em7   Cm/D#

            And to an - swer, Lord, here am I

 

            G/D                                 Cm/D

            He that hath an ear let him hear (2x)

 

                         Am/G G

            A higher calling

 

 

Scripture

            G2                              F/G  Am/G  G2

He that that hath an ear let    him   hear (during Scripture)

 

 

Chorus (ending in middle of chorus)

 

            G2                        F/G  Am/G   G2

            He that hath an ear let    him     hear (2x)

 

            G       Am/G  G   Cmaj7                                A9/C#               Cm6/D#

            There   is       a   higher calling        there is a higher calling

 

                 Em2                                    B6/D#

            To come apart and sanctify to willingly lay down your life

 

                      G/D  G/D                       Cm/D#

            And to an - swer, Lord, here am I

 

 

Ending

            G/D                                 Cm/D

            He that hath an ear let him hear (2x)

 

            Ab/Eb                              Dbm/Eb

            He that hath an ear let him hear (2x)

 

            A/E                                  Dm/E

            He that hath an ear let him hear (2x)

 

                         Bm/A A     A2                       G/A   Bm/A   A

            A higher calling       he that hath an ear let      him    hear