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Before the Throne of God Above  Misc. Gospel



There are two copy's of this song that have been written down. The first with a key change the latter without the Key Change

[G/A]  [-]  [D/A]  [-]  [A] 

       Before  the  t[A]hrone  of  [D]God  a[A]bove,
       I  have  a  strong,  a  perfect  [C#m]plea,
       A  great  High  [D]Priest  whose  n[E]ame  is  "[F#m]Love,"
       Who  ever  l[D]ives  and  pleads [D/E] for  [A]me.
       My  name  is  [D]gra[A/C#]ven  on  His  h[E]ands,
       My  name  is  [D]wri[A/C#]ten  [E]on  His  h[F#m]eart;
       I [F#m/E] know  that  w[D]hile [A/C#]  in   h[E]heav'n  He  s[F#m]tands
       no  tongue  can  [D]bid  me  thence  de[F#m]part.
       No  tongue  can  [D]bid  me  thence  de[A]part.  [G/A]  [-]  [D/A]  [-]  [A]
       When  Satan  [A]tempts  me  [D]to  des[A]pair,
       and  tells  me  of  the  guilt  with[C#m]in,
       upward  I  [D]look  and  [E]see  Him  [F#m]there
       Who  made  an  [D]end  to  all [D/E] my  [A]sin.
       Because  the  s[D]inless  [A/C#]Savior  d[E]ied,
       my  sinful  [D]soul [A/C#]  is   c[E]ounted  [F#m]free;
     [F#m/G]  For  God,  the  [D]Just, [A/C#]  is   s[E]atisfied
       to  look  on  [D]Him  and  pardon [F#m] me.
       to  look  on  [D]Him  and  pardon  [A]me.  [G/A]  [-]  [D/A]  [-]  [B]
       Behold  him  t[B]here!  the  r[E]isen  L[B]amb,
       my  perfect,  spotless  Righteous[D#m]ness,
       the  great  [E]unchange[F#]able  I  [G#m] AM,
       the  King  of  [E]glory  and  [E/B] of   g[B]race!
       One  with  Him[E]self  [B/D#] I   cannot  [F#]die,
       My  soul  is  [E]purc[B/D#]hased  [F#]by  His  b[G#m]lood;
       My  [G#m/A] life  is  [E]hid  [B/D#] with  [F#]Christ  on  [G#m]high,
       with  Christ,  my  [E]Savior  and  my  [G#m]God
       with  Christ,  my  [E]Savior  and  my  [G#m]God
       with  Christ,  my  [E]Savior  and  my  [B]God  [A/B]  [-]  [E/B]  [-]  [B]
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
No Key Change

[G/A]  [-]  [D/A]  [-]  [A]
       Before  the  t[A]hrone  of  [D]God  a[A]bove,
       I  have  a  strong,  a  perfect  [C#m]plea,
       A  great  High  [D]Priest  whose  n[E]ame  is  "[F#m]Love,"
       Who  ever  l[D]ives  and  pleads [D/E] for  [A]me.
       My  name  is  [D]gra[A/C#]ven  on  His  h[E]ands,
       My  name  is  [D]wri[A/C#]ten  [E]on  His  h[F#m]eart;
       I [F#m/E] know  that  w[D]hile [A/C#]  in   h[E]heav'n  He  s[F#m]tands
       no  tongue  can  [D]bid  me  thence  de[F#m]part.
       No  tongue  can  [D]bid  me  thence  de[A]part.  [G/A]  [-]  [D/A]  [-]  [A]

       When  Satan  [A]tempts  me  [D]to  des[A]pair,
       and  tells  me  of  the  guilt  with[C#m]in,
       upward  I  [D]look  and  [E]see  Him  [F#m]there
       Who  made  an  [D]end  to  all [D/E] my  [A]sin.
       Because  the  s[D]inless  [A/C#]Savior  d[E]ied,
       my  sinful  [D]soul [A/C#]  is   c[E]ounted  [F#m]free;
     [F#m/G]  For  God,  the  [D]Just, [A/C#]  is   s[E]atisfied
       to  look  on  [D]Him  and  pardon [F#m] me.
       to  look  on  [D]Him  and  pardon  [A]me.  [G/A]  [-]  [D/A]  [-]  [A]
       Behold  him  t[A]here!  the  r[D]isen  L[A]amb,
       my  perfect,  spotless  Righteous[C#m]ness,
       the  great  [D]unchange[E]able  I  [F#m] AM,
       the  King  of  [D]glory  and  [D/A] of   g[A]race!
       One  with  Him[D]self  [A/C#] I   cannot  [E]die,
       My  soul  is  [D]purc[A/C#]hased  [E]by  His  b[F#m]lood;
       My  [F#m/E] life  is  [D]hid  [A/C#] with  [E]Christ  on  [F#m]high,
       with  Christ,  my  [D]Savior  and  my  [F#m]God
       with  Christ,  my  [D]Savior  and  my  [F#m]God
       with  Christ,  my  [D]Savior  and  my  [A]God  [G/A]  [-]  [D/A]  [-]  [A]
©1997 Words and Music by
Charitie Lees Bancroft and Vikki Cook

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