Purpose Over Pleasure

Jonathan Traylor

Intro
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 G#7 |
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 D#m7 | Amaj7 D#7 | D#7 / / / |
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / |
Verse 1
Emaj7
I be
G#m7
tryna make it into heaven though
G#m7
But you be tryna knock me off my course though
Emaj7
Voices
G#m7
in my head screaming YOLO
G#m7
Yeah, but you only die once, too
Emaj7
My flesh be
G#m7
like I’m gonna do what I wanna do
G#m7
But once this life is over there ain’t no redos
Emaj7
Either go
G#m7
up or to your eternal tomb
F#2/A#
Either go up or
N.C.
to your eternal doom
Verse 2
Emaj7
It’s never
G#m7
that easy to choose purpose
G#m7
But I will die to my flesh live a life of worship
Emaj7
I’m really
G#m7
really really tryna make it into heaven
G#m7
I’m tryna hear him say two words like "well done"
Turnaround
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | F#/A# / / / |
Chorus
Purpose over
Emaj7
pleasure
G#m7
I ain’t got no time for your she
G#m7
nanigans
I’m tryna make it into
Emaj7
heaven
G#m7
I ain’t got no time to be
F#/A#
playin’ with sin
You can
N.C.
miss me with all that, boy
REPEAT TURNAROUND
Verse 2
Emaj7
Tryna
G#m7
hold me down, don’t wanna see me grow
G#m7
Tryna hold me back, don’t wanna see me go
Emaj7
Forward,
G#m7
forward into my destiny
G#m7
You really don’t want me to be who God created me to be
Emaj7
G#m7
But I’ma keep on growin’ up
G#m7
I’ma keep on goin’ up, I’ma keep my focus up
Emaj7
G#m7
Cause if your boy is heaven bound
F#/A#
Ain’t no coming down,
N.C.
I’m tryna get my crowns
REPEAT TURNAROUND
REPEAT CHORUS
REPEAT TURNAROUND
Bridge 1
Emaj7
Every
G#m7
day you try to test me
B
But I’m killin’ my
C#m
flesh, it gets kind of messy
REPEAT BRIDGE 4x
Last Bridge
Emaj7
Every
G#m7
day you try to test me
B
But I’m killin’ my
C#m
flesh, the
N.C.
flesh has no hold on me
Vamp
Emaj7
No, no, no, no,
G#m7
no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
G#m7
No, no, no, no, the
N.C.
flesh has no hold on me
Emaj7
No, no, no, no,
G#m7
no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
F#/A#
No, no, no, no, no, no, no
Instrumental
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | F#/A# / / / |
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | F#/A# / / / |
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / |
REPEAT CHORUS as desired
Writer(s):

Jonathan Traylor

Theme(s):

Commitment & Dedication

Tempo:

Fast

BPM:

139

Original Key(s):

G#m

Recommended Key(s):

CCLI #:

7136734

Scripture Reference:

Galatians 5:16; Romans 13:14