Lay Me Down

Written by: Jason Ingram, Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman, Chris Tomlin

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Original Key: C

Tempo: 128.00


Verse 1:
            Am
With this heart open wide,
           C
from the depths, from the heights,
         Am    G       C
I will bring a sacrifice.
Verse 2:
            Am
With these hands lifted high,
           C
hear my song, hear my cry:
         Am    G       C
I will bring a sacrifice,
         Am    G       C
I will bring a sacrifice.
Chorus:
F            C                G
    I lay me down, I'm not my own;
    Am      G    F
I belong to You alone.
       C            G
Lay me down, lay me down.  Oh.
F              C                  G
    Hand on my heart this much is true:
           Am    G         F
there's no life apart from You.
       C            G
Lay me down, lay me down.
[1st time:]   
Am   Am G/B   C   C 
                     [to Verse 3]
[2nd & 3rd time:]
[i]
        C           G                C
Lay me down, lay me down.  Lay me down. [to Mid section]
[ii]
Am   Am G/B   C   C  C   C   C   C   
Verse 3:
        Am
Letting go of my pride,
        C
giving up all my rights;
            Am      G       C
take this life and let it shine,
            Am      G       C
take this life and let it shine.
Mid section:
              C
It will be my joy to say,
Your will, Your way.
              Am
It will be my joy to say,
Your will, Your way.
              G
It will be my joy to say,
                      C
Your will, Your way, always.

With this heart open wide
From the depths
From the heights
I will bring a sacrifice
With these hands lifted high
Hear my song
Hear my cry
I will bring a sacrifice
I will bring a sacrifice

I lay me down, I'm not my own
I belong to You alone
Lay me down, lay me down
Hand on my heart this much is true
There's no life apart from You
Lay me down, lay me down

Letting go of my pride
Giving up all my rights
Take this life and let it shine
Take this life and let it shine

It will be my joy to say
Your will, Your way
It will be my joy to say
Your will, Your way
It will be my joy to say
Your will, Your way, always

 


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