Because He Lives

Writer(s): Gloria Gaither, William J. Gaither

Theme(s): Adoration & Praise , Faith & Trust , Grace & Mercy , Peace & Hope , Resurrection & Sacrifice , Easter

Tempo: Medium

Ministry(s): Passion

BPM: 68

Original Key(s): F

Key Range: E - Ab

Recommended Key(s): A , G , G#/Ab

CCLI #: 16880

Scripture Reference(s): Hebrews 7:24

Verse 1
God
A
sent His Son
They called
D
Him Jesus
He
A
came to love,
Bm
heal
E7
and forgive
He lived
A
and died
D
to buy my pardon
An
A
empty grave
Em7
is there to
A
prove my Savior lives
Chorus
Because
A
He lives
D
I can face tomorrow
Because
A
He lives
E
all
E7
fear is gone
Because
A
E7
I
A
kn - ow He
D
holds the future
And life
A
is worth
E7
the living just
A
because He lives
Verse 2
And then one day
I'll cross that river
I'll fight life's final war with pain
And then as death gives way to vict'ry
I'll see the lights of glory and I'll know he lives