Keep on the Firing Line

Words and Music by Jim E. Davis

Public Domain

 

Key Ab/A/Bb

 

Intro: (Ab/C   Ab/C   Bbm/Db   Ab/Eb   C7/E   Fm7   Bb7) 3x  Ab/Eb  Ab/Eb  Ab/Eb Gb Db Ab

 

Vs.           Ab                                                                     Ab7/C

                1. If youre in the battle for the Lord and     right

                2. When we get to Heaven brother well be glad

 

                Db                 Gb/Db Db   Ab       Gb  Db

                Keep on the fi ring  line

                Keep on the fi ring  line

 

                Ab7                                                                       Fm7

                If you win my brother surely you must          fight

                How well praise the Saviour for the call we had

 

                Bb                                 Eb       Gb7  G7

                Keep on the fi ring  line

                Keep on the fi ring  line

 

                Ab7

                There are many dangers that we all must face

                When we see the souls that we have helped to win

 

                Db                                                                Bb7/Db

                If we die afightin it is no                 disgrace

                Leading them to Jesus from the paths of sin

 

                    Ab/Eb                  Ab7/Gb                  Db/F         Dbm/E

                A coward in the    service he will     find no     place

                    With a shout of welcome we will all march in

 

                 Ab/Eb               Gb/Db Db   Ab

                So keep on the fi ring  line

                So keep on the fi ring  line

 

Cho.                         Ab7

                You must fight be brave against all evil

 

                C+/E     Fm    Abm/B    Bb7    Bb7/D       Eb7     Eb7+

                Never   run     or        even   lag      behind   well

 

                Ab7                 Ab7/C   Db                 Bb7/D

                If you would win for God and the right

 

 

                       Ab/C   Ab/C    Bbm/Db      Ab/Eb   C7/E    Fm7

                Just keep    on         the             fi   -   ring       line   

 

Fm/C    Gb/Db     G/D    Ab/Eb            Gb  Db   Ab

Oh         yes        just     keep on the fi - ring line

   

Bridge Ab                                                               Db             Gb  Db   Ab

                Im on the battlefield for my Lord     keep on the fi - ring line    (6x)

 

Ab Ab  A                                                                D                 G D   A

                Im on the battlefield for my Lord     keep on the firing line    (2x)

 

Cho./ending        A7

                You must fight be brave against all evil

 

                C#+/F    F#m   Am/C    B7    Bb7/D#     E7      E7+

                Never   run     or      even    lag    behind   well

 

                A7                   A7/C#   D                  B7/D# 

                If you would win for God and the right

 

                         A/C#       Bm/D   A/E  C#7/F   F#m7

Just keep on   the        fi   -  ring     line

 

F#m/C#    G/D     Ab/C     A/C#     Bm/D     A/E  C#7/F   F#m7

Oh           yes       just     keep on   the        fi   -  ring    line

 

                F#m/C    G/D    Ab/Eb     A/E               G D   A

                Oh         yes       just      keep on the firing line

 

Comeback       A                                                                   D                 G D   A

                                Im on the battlefield for my Lord     keep on the firing line    (4x)

 

              A  A  Bb                                                                  Eb                  Ab Eb Bb

                                Im on the battlefield for my Lord     keep on the firing line    (2x)

 

Cho./ending        Bb7

                You must fight be brave against all evil

 

                D+/Gb   Gm   Bbm/D   C7  C7/E     F7    F7+

                Never   run     or      even lag  behind well

 

                Bb7                 Bb7/D     Eb                 C7/E      

                If you would win for God and the right

 

                         Bb/D     Cm7/E    Bb/F  D7/Gb    Gm7

Just keep on the         fi   -   ring       line

 

Gm/D    Ab/Eb     A/E    Bb/D      Cm7/E     Bb/F   D7/Gb     Gm7

Oh         yes        just     keep on the          fir  -  ing          line  

 

Gm/D   Ab/Eb    A/E   Bb/D            Ab Eb  Bb          

Oh         yes      just    keep on the firing line