Because He Lives

Verse 1: 

G                                  C 

God sent His son, they called Him Jesus 

           G              Am       D7 

He came to love, heal and forgive 

             G    G7        C      Cm 

He lived and died to buy my pardon 

         G        Em        Am      D        C/G  G 

An empty grave is there to prove my Saviour lives 


G               G7           C        Am 

Because He lives, I can face tomorrow 

           G    Em             F     D 

Because He lives, all fear is gone 

          G   G7             C     Cm 

Because I know He holds the future 

            G          Em 

And life is worth the living 

Am       D        C/G  G 

Just because He lives 

Verse 2: 

How sweet to hold a newborn baby 

And feel the pride and joy he gives 

But greater still the calm assurance 

This child can face uncertain days 

because He lives 

Verse 3: 

And then one day, I’ll cross the 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