Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross

Written by: Matt Redman

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Original Key: G


Verse 1:
G                   D/F♯
  You led me to the cross,
              Em                C
And I saw the face of mercy in that place of love.
G                  D/F♯
  You opened up my eyes
                Em
To believe Your sweet salvation,
      C
Where I'd been so blind.
A7/C♯           C             G             D
  Now that I'm living in Your all forgiving love,
A7/C♯           C         D/F♯     G
      My every road leads to the cross.
Chorus:
     D/F♯               Em    Em/D
Jesus, keep me near the cross,
A7/C♯         C                    G
  I won't forget the love You've shown.
       D/F♯               Em     Em/D
Saviour, teach me of the cross,
A7/C♯
  I won't forget the love,
C                                 G    Gsus4    G
  I won't forget the love You've shown.
Verse 2:
G                       D/F♯
  And there's an empty tomb,
                      Em             C
That tells me of Your resurrection and my life in You.
G                       D/F♯
  The stone lies rolled away,
                  Em                                   C
Nothing but those folded grave clothes where Your body lay.
A7/C♯           C           G             D
  Now that I'm living as a risen child of God,
A7/C♯       C         D/F♯     G
  My every road leads to the cross.

YOU LED ME TO THE CROSS
And I saw Your face of mercy
In that place of love.
You opened up my eyes
To believe Your sweet salvation,
Where I'd been so blind.
Now that I'm living in Your all-forgiving love,
My every road leads to the cross.

Jesus, keep me near the cross,
I won't forget the love You've shown.
Savior, teach me of the cross,
I won't forget the love,
I won't forget the love You've shown.

And there's an empty tomb,
That tells me of Your resurrection

Matt Redman


Copyright © 1999 Thankyou Music


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