Jesus Ever Abiding Friend

Written by: Keith Getty, Steve Siler

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Verse 1:
D      Em    D/F♯   Gsus2    G
Jesus, ever abiding friend,
Bm        F♯m7     G2        Asus4    A
My soul's rest and journey's end;
D         Em        D/F♯     Gsus2   G
Blameless One, who erased my sin
Bm7  Em9  Asus4    A
For eternity.
Bm      F♯m7       G       Asus4    A
Comfort through my deepest pain,
Bm        F♯m7    Em9  E7 Asus4    A
Love that sees beyond  my shame;
D           Em        D/F♯    Gsus2
Christ, the sweetest, dearest name
G       Em9       Asus4  A   D       Emadd4  D/F♯    G2
That my heart has e      -   ver known.
Verse 2: 
D      Em            D/F♯     Gsus2    G
Jesus, Saviour, with crown of thorns,
Bm        F♯m7     G2      Asus4    A
My soul's peace forever more;
D         Em        D/F♯    Gsus2   G
Constant, caring, redeeming Lord,
Bm7   Em9   Asus4    A
Life abundantly.
Bm      F♯m7    G            Asus4    A
Rock of Heaven, Strength and Shield,
Bm      F♯m7  Em9   E7 Asus4    A
Perfect holiness    revealed:
D         Em      D/F♯        Gsus2
Christ by whom my wounds were healed,
G      Em9     Asus4 A     D      C♯m7    F♯ 
Name above all o  -   ther names.
Bm      F♯m7    G            Asus4    A
Rock of Heaven, Strength and Shield,
Bm      F♯m7  Em9   E7 Asus4    A
Perfect holiness    revealed:
D         Em      D/F♯        Gsus2
Christ by whom my wounds were healed,
G      Em9     Asus4   A     D    Emadd4    D/F♯    G2    D
Name above all o   -    ther names.

JESUS, EVER ABIDING FRIEND,
MY soul's rest and journey's end.
Blameless One, who erased my sin
For eternity.
Comfort through my deepest pain,
Love that sees beyond my shame:
Christ, the sweetest, dearest name
That my heart has ever known.

Jesus, Savior, with crown of thorns,
My soul's peace for evermore;
Constant, caring, redeeming Lord,
Life abundantly.
Rock of Heaven, Strength and Shield,
Perfect holiness revealed:
Christ by whom my wounds were healed,
Name above all other names.

Keith Getty & Steve Siler


Copyright © 2003 Thankyou Music & Fifty States/Word Music Inc


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