Only By Grace

Words and Music by Jim E. Davis

© 1994 HIM Music

 

Key: F

 

F       Bb/F  F  C                 Dm    C/D Dm  Am

On  -  ly     by grace,          on  -  ly     by  grace

 

Bb Bb/C       Bb    F/A  C/A

I    am          what I      am

 

F/A  Bb/G              F/C   C    

And not what I deser  -  ve

 

F        Bb/F F      C                            Dm     C/D Dm  Am

No  -  thing Iíve done          could reserve me   a    place

 

Bb      Bb/C F/A     C/A F/A Gm7 C7Bb/C  C7 F

On  -  ly by mer  -  cy,   and o    -     nly     by grace

 

 

Verse I:

 

  F

I stood before the judge

 

       C/E        A7     Dm

Condemned in my sin

 

Bb        Bb/C   F/A

Guil  -  ty without a doubt

 

       G7                      C7

For me this was the end

 

Gm              C7          Bb/C       A7          Dm

Oh, but my judge became my Savior instead

 

        G9               G7

And held out my pardon

 

Gm        F/G Bb/C

Written in    red

 

 

Verse II:

 

         F

Someday before the throne

 

      C/E    A7       Dm

Iíll stand face to face

 

Bb    Bb/C        F/A

And give Him the glory

 

       G7               C7

For mercy and grace

 

Gm           C7  Bb/C              A7       Dm

Ten thousand years in that city beyond

 

       G9               G7

His grace so amazing

 

Gm              F/G Bb/C

Will still be my  song