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From: "Larry and Mary Ann Eason"
Words and music: Jimmy Ibbotson
Performer: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Album: Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume III (2002)

I Find Jesus

Capo: 2nd fret
[G] I walk in silence [C]when He [G]comes, this feelin'
when His [C] spirit leads me [G] on. If a dog should
bark and the [C] night is [G] rough, I take it as a
[A] sign and climb [D] above. This city to the
[G] hill, [C]among the clouds where I can [C] see
my Savior [A] now. He's waitin' with His [D] palm
to [D7] me outstretched [G]. His mercy is a [D] balm
when I'm [G] perplexed.
[G] I find [D7] Jesus in the darkest [G] night 
[G7] I find [C] Jesus in the mornin' [G] bright 
I find [D7] Jesus in the face of [G] those 
whose hearts are [D] singin' with the [D7] Heavenly [G] Host.
[G] Sometimes when I feel [C] all alone [G]
I look [C] a-round and all are [G] gone. 
Friends that I [C] rely [G] upon are busy [A] doin' 
what they [D] want. I look [G] within and [C] I am
[G] told it's Sunday [C] morning in my [A] soul.
And there I [D] find a Holy [G] Hall
where congre[D]gations heed the [G] call.
[G] And when I lay down my [C] last [G] time and feel
a [C] chill run up my [G] spine and recognize
my [C] time has come I [G] look [A] around
He'll lead me [D] home. He reach His [G] lovin'
[C] hand to [G] me and then we'll [C] climb to victory [A]
where we'll find [D] kindred spirits [G] there
hearts raised in [D] song without a [G] care.