[Verse 1] G C What a friend we have in Jesus , G D All our sins and griefs to bear! G C What a privilege to carry G D G Everything to God in prayer Am G Oh, what peace we often forfeit, C G D Oh, what needless pain we bear G C all because we do not carry G D G everything to God in prayer.
Do thy friends despise , forsake thee ? Take it to the Lord in prayer! In His arms He’ll take and shield thee , Thou wilt find a solace there.
[Chorus] G How great is our God , sing with me, Em7 How great is our God , and all will see, C D G How great , how great is our God . [Bridge] G Name above all names, Em7 Worthy of all praise, C My heart will sing D G How great is our God .
Verse 2 C Dm7 C/E C Dm7 What a hope I’ve found , C Dm7 C/E C Dm7 More faithful than a mother; C Dm7 C/E C Dm7 It would break my heart C Dm7 C/E C Dm7 To ever lose each other Ending F C F C Am G/B C Jesus, Jesus, Je – sus, G C/E G D C Friend for – ev – er.
A friend is someone who understands you, and if they don’t, they try to. A friend is somebody who is there for you when they can be, but also sets boundaries when they need to. Many things make someone a good friend , and the definition of what makes a true friendship differs from person to person.
Life. Joseph Scriven was born in 1819 of prosperous parents in Banbridge, County Down, Ireland. He graduated with a degree from Trinity College, Dublin in 1842. His fiancée accidentally drowned in 1843, the night before they were to be married .