- Baha’is believe in the power of prayer and you’ll find Baha’is and their friends, throughout the world, getting together to pray. This is often referred to as a ‘devotional gathering’ or ‘devotional meeting’, and they happen in diverse settings, whether in cities or villages.
Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is a series of videos on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world into a studio to record and share a song or two based on the Baha’i Writings which they’ve put to music.
In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we go to Sydney, Australia, where sisters Shireen and Carmel Zein sing “What a Power is Love”, based on an excerpt from a talk given by Abdu’l-Baha.
We hope you enjoy this new series, and please subscribe to Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel to get updates on new Baha’i-inspired videos like this one and more.
Lyrics & Quote
What a power is love! It is the most wonderful, the greatest of all living powers.Abdu’l-Baha
Love gives life to the lifeless. Love lights a flame in the heart that is cold. Love brings hope to the hopeless and gladdens the hearts of the sorrowful.
In the world of existence there is indeed no greater power than the power of love.
Plucking pattern : G (on the E string 3rd fret. G then 2nd Fret, F#) C (on the A string 2nd Fret, B and 3rd Fret. C) Then backwards. C B G G C G C What a power is love, It is the most wonderful G C G C G The greatest of all living powers is love A7 D A7 D Am Love give life to the lifeless, Love lights the flame in the heart that is cold Am D Love gives hope to the hopeless G C And gladdens the heart G C G Of the sorrowful G C G C In the world of existence there is indeed. No greater power G C Than the power of love G C G C When the heard of man is aglow, With the flame of love he is ready, G C G C To sacrifice all, even his life. A7 D A7 D Am Love give life to the lifeless, Love lights the flame in the heart that is cold Am D Love gives hope to the hopeless G C And gladdens the heart G C G C G Of the sorrowful
We want these songs to serve as a resource for you and your community, so you can find the song lyrics (or the Baha’i Writings used) and the chords to the song in the text below. You can also download the audio version of the song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page.
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