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What A Friend We Have In Jesus Chords

Joseph Medlicott Scriven, Pete James | average from reviews

Original Key: E

Tempo: 94

{Intro}
C#m7   B/D#   E   C#m7   B/D#   E
C#m7   B/D#   E   C#m7   B/D#   E

{Verse 1}
 E      B/D#              C#m7
What a friend we have in Jesus
A                  B        E
All our sins and griefs to bear
 E        B/D#      C#m7
What a privilege to carry
    A          B       E
Ev'rything to God in pray'r
E        B/D#          C#m7
Oh what peace we often forfeit
A                 B       E
Oh what needless pain we bear
 E             B/D#    C#m7
All because we do not carry
   A           B      E
Ev'rything to God in pray'r

{Chorus}
         A                 E
What a friend we have in Jesus
         B               C#m7
What a friend we have in Him
         A               E               B   Bsus4   B
For He knows us and He holds us in His hands
          A              E
And His grace is never failing
          B             C#m7
And His love without an end
         A                 E
What a friend we have in Jesus
          B
What a friend we have in Him

{Intro}
C#m7   B/D#   E   C#m7   B/D#   E

{Verse 2}
 E       B/D#           C#m7
Have we trials and temptations
A                 B   E
Is there trouble anywhere
E         B/D#        C#m7
We should never be discouraged
A               B        E
Take it to the Lord in pray'r
E              B/D#      C#m7
Can we find a friend so faithful
A                  B       E
Who will all our sorrows share
E               B/D#    C#m7
Jesus knows our every weakness
 A               B       E
Take it to the Lord in pray'r

[Repeat Chorus]

{Intro}
C#m7   B/D#   E   C#m7   B/D#   E

{Verse 3}
   E            B/D#       C#m7
Blessed Saviour You have promised
 A                  B      E
You will all our burdens bear
 E          B/D#      C#m7
May we ever Lord be bringing
A               B       E
All to You in earnest pray'r
 E             B/D#     C#m7
Soon in glory bright unclouded
  A               B         E
There will be no need for pray'r
   E                 B/D#    C#m7
Rapture praise and endless worship
 A                  B       E
Will be our sweet portion there

[Repeat Chorus]

{Tag}
          A                E
What a friend we have in Jesus
              B          C#m7
What a friend we have in Him

C#m7   B/D#   E   C#m7   B/D#   E