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“Be Thou Content” by Earl Henrikson

October 16, 2019, in Music > Studio Session, by

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, we’re in New York, USA with Earl Henrikson who sings “Be Thou Content” from the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in New York, USA, August 2018.

Lyrics & Quote

O SON OF MAN! Be thou content with Me and seek no other helper. For none but Me can ever suffice thee.

Baha’u’llah

Chords

Capo 3
6th String tuned to D (Drop D Tuning)

Intro:

FMaj11, FMaj11/D, C, Csus4, FMaj11,
FMaj11/D, C, Fmaj7/A, Bmaj7,
Fmaj7/A, Gm7, C

Csus4, FMaj11, FMaj11/D,
O SON OF MAN! Be thou

Fmaj7, Bmaj7
content with Me and seek

Fmaj11, Fmaj11/D
no other helper.

Fmaj7, Bmaj7, Gm7, C
For none but Me can ever suffice

First ending:

Fmaj11, Fmaj11/D, C
thee.

Second Ending:

Fmaj11, Fmaj11
thee.

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

You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

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Jordan Raj

Jordan Raj is a comedian, content producer and third culture kid. Born in Australia and raised in the Czech Republic by parents with ambiguous eastern origins, he is grateful for his unique perspective as his brain grapples to embrace the world. With brief journeys into the spheres of singing, public speaking, high school teaching and magic, he loves all types of performance and loves creating humorous video content to share online. Jordan is known for the “What’s That Word?” Series on Baha’i Blog and a number of explainer videos on Baha’i Holy days which he co-created with his cousin Raj. Currently, Jordan is living in Germany with his wife, where he spends his time doing stand up comedy and producing the Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions series.
Jordan Raj

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