What a Friend We Have in Jesus

 

 

[Verse 1]

F                        Bb    

What a friend we have in Jesus,

F                          C    

All our sins and griefs to bear!

F                   Bb                   

What a privilege to carry

F    C               F

Everything to God in prayer!

 

C                       F

Oh, what peace we often forfeit

Bb       F                C               

Oh, what needless pain we bear

F                     Bb

All because we do not carry,

F    C               F

Everything to God in prayer.

 

 

[Verse 2]

F                      Bb

Have we trials and temptations?

F                   C

Is there trouble anywhere?

F                     Bb

We should never be discouraged,

F       C              F

Take it to the Lord in prayer.

 

C                       F

Can we find a friend so faithful?

Bb       F               C

Who will all our sorrows share?

F                     Bb

Jesus knows our every weakness,

F       C              F

Take it to the Lord in prayer.

 

 

[Verse 3]

F                     Bb

Are we weak and heavy laden,

F                       C

Cumbered with a load of care?

F                           Bb

Precious Saviour, still our refuge

F       C              F

Take it to the Lord in prayer.

 

C                          F

Do your friends despise forsake you?

Bb      F              C

Take it to the Lord in prayer.

F                          Bb

In His arms He'll take and shield you,

F        C             F

You will find a solace there.