“I Entreat Thee” by Michele Jubilee Davey-Hatcher

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 Vancouver, Canada with Michele Jubilee Davey-Hatcher who sings “I Entreat Thee” from the Writings of Baha’u’llah.

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

https://soundcloud.com/bahai-blog/i-entreat-thee-michele-jubilee-davey-hatcher/s-0RVGS

This song was filmed and recorded in Vancouver, Canada, January 2017.

Here is the quotation used for the lyrics below followed by the quotation and chords:

“O Thou Whose face is the object of my adoration, Whose beauty is my sanctuary, Whose habitation is my goal, Whose praise is my hope, Whose providence is my companion, Whose love is the cause of my being, Whose mention is my solace, Whose nearness is my desire, Whose presence is my dearest wish and highest aspiration, I entreat Thee not to withhold from me the things Thou didst ordain for the chosen ones among Thy servants. Supply me, then, with the good of this world and of the next.

Thou, truly, art the King of all men. There is no God but Thee, the Ever-Forgiving, the Most Generous.”
– Baha’u’llah

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G, Em, C, G6, Dmaj add11
Oh Thou whose face…..Whose mention is my Solace.
Am, G6, Em,
Whose nearness is my desire
Am, G6, Em, Dmaj add11
Whose presence is my dearest wish and highest aspiration
C, Dmaj add11, Em, Dmaj add11, Am, Dmaj add11
I entreat Thee not to withhold from me the things Thou didst ordain for the chosen ones among Thy servants
C, Em, Dmaj add11
Supply me, then, with the good of this world and of the next
G, Em, C, G6, Dmaj add11 (x 2 no words here)
Bm7, Em, G6, Dmaj add11
Thou, truly, art the King of all men
C, Dmaj add11, Em, G
There is no God but Thee, the Ever-Forgiving, the Most Generous.

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

Randomly bursting into song is a daily occurrence for Jordan, something which his friends find both hilarious and terrifying, however, for their own survival, they have grown accustomed to acts of randomness. Growing up in both the Czech Republic and Australia, and looking like he’s from neither, Jordan took to creating Youtube videos from a young age, the intention of his content is to make people happy and hopefully spread some positivity juice. He is now studying Media in Melbourne Australia, and singing for his classmates. (he really does not sing that much)

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  1. Greetings from San Francisco to our dear Michèle who grew up in this Baha’i community. We greatly miss her and her wonderful parents. Grateful at least for facebook!

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