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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.