Before The Throne Of God Above

Charitie Bancroft

 
Intro:      D       G/D       C2/D       G/D (repeat)
Verse 1:
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Before the throne of God above I have a strong, a perfect plea
    D/F#          G       D/F#     A           Bm            Bm/A     G             Em7   G/A   D 
A great High Priest whose name is Love Who ever        lives and pleads for me
      D/F#      G  D/F#   D         A               D/F#     G  D/F#   G    A    Bm
My name is graven    on His hands, my name is written    on His heart
  Bm/A         G           A                Bm         Bm/A           G           Em7  G/A   Bm
I know that while in heaven He stands no tongue can bid me thence depart
     Bm/A          G          Em7   G/A   D       G/D       C2/D       G/D
No tongue can bid me thence depart
 
Verse 2:
                      D             G/D    D                                                      F#m
When Satan tempts me to despair and tells me of the guilt within
    D/F#     G     D/F#  A         Bm            Bm/A       G       Em7   G/A   D 
Upward I look and see Him there Who made an end to all      my     sin
    D/F#       G  D/F#   D         A            D/F#     G  D/F#   G    A    Bm
Because the sinless    Savior died my sinful    soul is     counted free
      Bm/A      G         A    Bm     Bm/A      G           Em7  G/A   Bm
For God the Just is satisfied to look on Him and par - don   me
    Bm/A      G           Em7   G/A   D
To look on Him and par - don    me
 
Verse 3:
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Behold Him there! The risen Lamb, my perfect, spotless righteousness
                      D                    D                          D                  D
The great unchangeable I AM, the King of glory and of grace
               D/F#        G  D/F#   D        A          D/F#    G   D/F#    G     A    Bm


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                              One with Himself I      cannot die, my soul is purchased with His blood
             Bm/A   G           A              Bm            Bm/A        G         Em7  G/A   Bm
        My life is hid with Christ on high, with Christ my Savior and    my   God
                  Bm/A        G     D/F#   Em7   G/A     D 
        With Christ my Sav - ior     and     my      God (repeat)