“O Thou Divine Providence” by The Licata Brothers

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, The Licata Brothers sing “O Thou Divine Providence”, based on the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha.

You can also download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:

https://soundcloud.com/bahai-blog/o-thou-divine-providence-licata-brothers

This song was filmed and recorded in Los Angeles, USA, August 2015.

Here is the quotation used for the lyrics below, followed by the quote with the chords:

“…O Thou divine Providence, preserve and protect us! O Thou Who art our Shield, save us and defend us! Keep us beneath Thy Shelter, and by Thy Help save us from all ills. Thou art, indeed, the True Protector, the Unseen Guardian, the Celestial Preserver, and the Heavenly Loving Lord.” -Abdu’l-Baha

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E              A              E                        A          E          C#m               A
O Thou divine Providence, preserve and protect us!  O Thou Who art
                  C#m                 A           C#m            A                                          
our Shield, save us and defend us!  Keep us beneath Thy Shelter, and by                                          
                                       B     E       A      E-Esus4-E  A         E    E7 C#m
Thy Help save us from all ills.  Thou art, indeed, the True Protector, the
              A           C#m                   A            C#m      A                                        
Unseen Guardian, the Celestial Preserver, and the Heavenly Loving
B  E
Lord.

-Abdu’l-Baha

About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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