Before the throne of God above


 

Verse 1

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Before the throne of God above

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I have a strong, a perfect plea

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A great High Priest, whose name is Love,

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Who ever lives and pleads for me.

 

Chorus

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My name is graven on his hands,

F             Am
My name is written on his heart;

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I know that while in heaven he stands

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No tongue can bid me thence depart

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No tongue can bid me thence depart.

 

Verse 2

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When Satan tempts me to despair,

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And tells me of the guilt within,

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Upward I look, and see him there

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Who made an end of all my sin.

 

Chorus

F            C

Because a sinless Savior died,

F             Am
My sinful soul is counted free;

F              G          Am
For God, the Just, is satisfied

F                 C
To look on Him and pardon me

F                 C
To look on Him and pardon me