Old Gospel Ship

Traditional

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

 

 

Chorus:

 

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