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From: "Rick Brooks"
Performer: George Jones
Album: 24 Gospel Greats
Transcribed:by R. Brooks
this is a 4/4 measure beat the chords are simple
basically " A" "D" "E"
I will later on add tabs to the lead in,This is a touching song
if you have any questions email


[A] I say christian pilgrim[D] soul redeemed from[A] sin

[E]called out of darkness a[D] new life to [A]begin.

were you ever in the valley where the the why and dim.

did you ever drink the cup of loneliness with him.

did you ever have them laugh at you and say it was a fake

the stand you so boldly for the lord did take

did they ever mock at you and laugh in ways quite grim

did you ever drink the cup of loneliness with him

did you ever try to preach, then ol' fashioned pray?

and even when you did it, that did not seem a way

and you lost all courage then lost all your vim.

did you ever drink the cup of loneliness with him?

all my friends tis bitter sweet

while here on earth we stopped.

to follow in the footsteps,that our dear savior crossed.

to suffer with the savior and when the way is dark and dim.

to drink of the bitter cup of loneliness with...........