Break Up the Fallow Ground

Words by Dean Close and Music by Debbie Stacy

© 1994 HIM Music

 

Key: C

 

 

Chorus:

 

G7                    Fm      Gm/F  C

Break up your soulís fallow ground

 

G7               Fm       Gm/F        C

Soften your heartís hardened soil

 

                           Em  Gm            A7

Godís righteous rain will bring blessing

 

        Dm                                   G7

If in faith in your field you will toil

 

                         Fm     Gm/F   C

Break up your soulís fallow ground

 

                 Fm               C

Soften the soil of your hearts

 

              Em   Gm       A7

You will soon have a harvest

 

     Dm         Dm/G  C/G G7   C

Of holiness when  the   rain starts

 

 

Verse I:

 

          Fm                                        C

If the field of your faith has grown fallow

 

Fm                                   C

Hardened by seasons of sin

 

         Bb                F                   C

If the soil of your heart wonít allow

 

       Eb                            G

The water of life to flow in

 

          Bb                     F

If the seeds of Godís Word just gets stolen

 

     Bb                                     C

Before its growth in your begins

 

               F                 G             Ab

Put your hand to the plow of repentance

 

        Ab/F                                       G7

And break up your ground once again

 

 

Verse II: 

 

                          Fm           C

God wants your life to be fruitful

 

      Fm                                     C

He wants His grace in you to grow

 

       Bb              F                        C

He wants your friends and your family

 

          Eb                                     G

To be fed with the fruit of your soul

 

           Bb                         F

Godís able to give you a harvest

 

               Bb                         C

That will meet oneís every need

 

       F                     G                                  Ab

But first you must break up your heartís soil

 

        Ab/F                              G7

And fill it with Godís fertile soil