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Three Rusty Nails  Misc. Gospel

[C]Two thousand years~ ago, you sent your son,[G] you [C]wanted us to understan[G]d
[C]That whoever so would be[G]lieve in him, [Am]would be [G]safe in his [D]hands


[C]With three rusty nails and an old, [G]Dogwood tree
[C]The sacrifice was made, for you and [G]me
[C]We were afraid to say, that, [Em]he was [D]the o[C]ne~
[Am]What have we [D]done, to your [G]son

Oh how it hurts when someone laughs at you
There words can cut you like a knife
Just think of all the shame we put him through
Guess he gave more than his life


[Em]Well we know not what we do, we [C]know not what we say
We'll [Am]never know the [G]price he paid to [C]take our sins a[D]way


With 3 rusty nails and an old Dogwood tree

Another arrangement
>From: "Gary Stevens"
Subject: Three Rusty Nails, performed by Ronnie Bowman, transcribed by
Gary Lee Stevens

Three Rusty Nails
Performer: Ronnie Bowman
Transcribed by Gary Lee Stevens
This is a beautiful spiritual song performed in a pure country
traditional don't get no better than this... This is how I play it, any corrections are
welcome, I think I have it pretty close...

lead-in: A chord, he hits the a-b-d-e strings 4or5x in progression, but
you can pick it however suits you...
    Tw[D]o  thousand  years  ago  you  sent  your  son..[A].
    y[D]ou  wanted  us  to  understand...   [/A]
    t[D]hat  who  so  ever  would  believe  in  hi[A]m...
    wou[D]ld  be  safe  in  his  hands...  [E]
chorus:  With  three  ru[D]sty  nails  and  an  old  dogwood  tree...       [A]
    t[D]he  sacrifice  was  made  for  you  and  me...            [A]
    w[D]e  were  afraid  to  say  that,  he  was  the[A]  one...           [D]
    wh[D]at  have  we  done  to  [E]your  son...        [A]
2nd   Oh  [D]how  it  hurts  when  someone  laughs  at  you...    [A]
    th[D]ere  words  can  cut  you  like  a  knife...       [A]
    j[D]ust  think  of  all  the  shame  we  put  him  th[A]rough...
    gue[D]ss  he  gave  more  than  his  life...      [E]
chorus repeat:
bridge:   Well [D] we  know  not  what  we  do...
    w[A]e  know  not  what  we  say...
[D]    we'll  never  know [E] the  price  he  paid,  to  take  our  sins  away...
chorus repeat:
    With  three [D] rusty  nails  and  an  old  dogwood  tree...   [A]
In the chorus on the phrase, "he was the one" lift your finger on that b
string in the A chord on the word "was"...there's a lot of that on this
song in all the chords, it's country sweet...Enjoy

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