Joyful (The One Who Saves)

Written by: Brenton Brown, Jason Ingram

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Original Key: D

Tempo: 135.00


Verse 1:
D               G2
Joyful, joyful, we adore You,
Bm7           G       A
God of glory, Lord of love.
D                  G2
Hearts unfold like flowers before You,
Bm7            G    A   D
Opening to the Son     above.  [to Verse 2]
Verse 2:
D                  G2
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness,
Bm7               G      A
Drive the dark of doubt away.
D         G2
Giver of eternal gladness,
Bm7              G     A    D
Fill us with the light   of day.   [to Chorus]
   Chorus:
               G       D/G    D
   You are the One who saves,
               A       Bm/A   Bm
   You are the One who saves,
               G         D/G   D             A
   You are the One whose hands  lift us from the grave.
               G         D/G    D
   You are the Light of life,
           A       Bm/A   Bm
   The everlasting day,
               G       D/G   D             A
   You are the One who takes  all our sins away.
  [1. to Verse 3]  [2. to Mid section]
Verse 3:
D              G2
You are giving and forgiving,
Bm7            G     A
Ever blessing, ever  blessed,
D               G2
Fountain of the joy of living,
Bm7             G    A     D
Ocean depths of hap  - py  rest.  [to Chorus]
Mid section:
G             D
   Jesus, You are my rescue,
              Bm7
   Jesus, You are my rescue;
G              D              A/C♯
   I give You everything I am.
[Repeat section then to Chorus]
Ending:
            G       D/G    D              A
You are the One who takes    all our sins away.
            G       D/G    D              A
You are the One who takes    all our sins away.    

Joyful joyful we adore You
God of glory, Lord of love
Hearts unfold like flowers before You
Opening to the Son above

Melt the clouds of sin and sadness
Drive the dark of doubt away
Giver of eternal gladness
Fill us with the light of day

You are the One who saves, You are the One who saves
You are the One whose hands lift us from the grave
You are the light of life, the everlasting day
You are the One who takes all our sins away

You are giving and forgiving
Ever blessing, ever blessed
Fountain of the joy of living
Ocean depths of happy rest

Jesus you are my rescue, Jesus you are my rescue
I give you everything I am

Adapted from Hymn to Joy from Ludwig van Beethovens 9th Symphony (adapted by Edward Hodges, 1824, verses Henry J. van Dyke, 1907)
Arr., new words & chorus: Brenton Brown & Jason Ingram


Copyright © 2010 Thankyou Music & Sony ATV/Timber Publishing/ West Main Music/Windsor Hill Music


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