Old Gospel Ship


Third Verse by Jim E. Davis and

1993 HIM Music


Key: Eb



Verse I:


†† Eb7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††   Ab††††††††††††††††Eb7

I have good news to bring, and that is why I sing


††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††   BbB/BbC/BbDb/BbD7/Bb

All my joy with you Iíll share


Eb7†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ab††††††††††††† Ab7†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eb7

Iím gonna take a trip, in the old (in the old, in the old) gospel ship


†††††††††††††††††† †† Eb7/GFm/AbEb/Bb    Bb7 Ab7†† Eb7

And go††††††††† sail-ing†††††† through the air





Eb7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ab7†††††††††††††††††††† Eb7

Iím gonna take a trip, on the good old gospel ship


††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††† †   BbB/BbC/BbDb/BbD7/Bb

Iím going far beyond the sky


Eb7†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ab†††††††††††††††††   †Eb7

Iím gonna shout and sing, until the heavens ring


††††††††††††††††† Eb7/G   Fm/AbEb/Bb††††Bb7†† Ab7†† Eb7

While Iím bidding this††††† world†††† goodbye



Verse II:


Eb7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ab††††††††††††††††††††††Eb7

O, I can scarcely wait; I know Iíll not be late


††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††   Bb B/Bb†† C/BbDb/BbD7/Bb

For Iíll spend my time in prayer


††††††† Eb7                                        Ab††††††††††††††††††††††††††Eb7

And when my ship comes in, Iíll leave this world of sin


†††††††††††† Eb7/G††Fm/AbEb/Bb††† Bb7†† Ab7†† Eb7

And go sai†† -†† ling††††† through the†† air



Verse III:


††† Eb7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ab†††††††††††††††††††††††††Eb7

It just may be tonight, that we take that one-way flight


††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††    BbB/BbC/BbDb/BbD7/Bb

To the place my Lord has prepared


††††††† Eb7†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††   Ab                          Eb7

And when that trumpet sounds, Iíll lay all my burdens down


†††††††††††† Eb7/G Fm/AbEb/Bb    Bb7 Ab7†† Eb7

And go sail†† -†† ing††††† through the air