God is So Good to Me
 Copyright 1999 by Brother Bear

Written October 1998 - Feburary 1999

Verse 1
    C              G     F          G
Now I've been a believer all of my life. 
C                G            F                 Dm 
Grown up in a Christian home; saved when I was five.
          C             G          F             G
I went to church every Sunday, and on Wednesday too.
            C                G        F          G    G
I've always thought I was a good boy, humble and true.  
    C         G        F         G
But I lived a lie. I's filthy inside.
C        G          F              G
I was a dirt bag, a frown with a smile.
          C                 G          F                G
I lived a death in my own prison, in chains to my own flesh.
         C                 G           F        G     G
I didn't realize till I's fourteen how much sin hurts.


Chorus
v1  v2  v3  C         Em      Am   C
But/Yes/Oh, God is so good to me,
Am  Em C             Em       F     G
and I  can't get it out of my head.
C         Am      F  G
God is so good to m--e,
      C             Em       F     Dm
no, I can't get it out of my head.  
F Am G     F Am F  Am G     F Am
S--o good.      So--o good.

Interlude (skip after 2nd Chorus)
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                              (hold)


Verse 2
  C              G             F            G
I owed a debt I could not pay, not with my life.
C          G                     F               Dm
I deserved God's forsake for the kind of guy I's like.
                C                   G                  F                    G
I should a been hung out to die a slow, painful death. My just sentence it was.
              C               G                   F                G      G
I should have borne the scorn and rebuke from the ones I thought I loved.
    C              G       F                  Dm
But Jesus paid my debt! He gave His life for me.
C             G            F              G                 
Jesus was forsaken by God, all for me y' see.
          C                   G                    F                     G 
Jesus was hung out to die a slow painful death. To take my gnashing He chose.
          C              G                    F                  G     G
Jesus, He bore the scorn and rebuke, from the ones that He loved most.  



Verse 3
        C                     G              F                 G
Now, my friends, I'd like to tell you of the joy that came to me. 
    C                G              F            G 
God gave me all the victory, set me absolutely free!  
            C             G         F                G
God gave me peace like a river. The love of God is sweet.
           C                    G        F                G    G
I tell you this Bear's been forgiven. He doesn't have to weep.
    C              G      F                G
And prayer is so sweet! I love to talk to God.
  C                G            F            G
I love to read my Bible; speaks right to my heart.
          C                   G                     F                   G
I see the wonder of those old hymns I now love; the power of praise in song. 
           C               G                  F                   G    G
I see what fun it is to commune with God, and live above what's wrong.



Coda (repeat as desired, then fade out)
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