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“Make This Youth Radiant” by Steve Zaat

June 28, 2017, 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 Prince Edward Island, Canada with Steve Zaat who sings “Make this Youth Radiant” from the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha.

This song was filmed and recorded on Prince Edward Island, Canada, March 2017.

Lyrics & Quote

O Lord! Make this youth radiant, and confer Thy bounty upon this poor creature. Bestow upon him knowledge, grant him added strength at the break of every morn and guard him within the shelter of Thy protection so that he may be freed from error, may devote himself to the service of Thy Cause, may guide the wayward, lead the hapless, free the captives and awaken the heedless, that all may be blessed with Thy remembrance and praise. Thou art the Mighty and the Powerful.

Abdu’l-Baha

Chords

F G Am
O Lord! Make this youth radiant,
F G Am
and confer Thy bounty upon this poor creature.
Em F
Bestow upon him knowledge,
G G#dim Am
grant him added strength at the break of every morn
F G Am
and guard him within the shelter of Thy protection
Em F
so that he may be freed from error
G G#dim Am Am
, may devote himself to the service of Thy Cause,
F F
may guide the wayward,
G G
lead the hapless
Am D7/F#
free the captives and awaken the heedless,
F G Am
that all may be blessed
Em F
with Thy remembrance and praise.
G Am Am
Thou art the Mighty and the Powerful
Am Am
the Powerful.
F G Am D/F#
Abdu'l-Baha
F G Am9
Abdu'l-Baha 

You can also listen to the audio recording of this song on 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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