Grace Came Running

 

Grace Came Running


"I wanted to write a song to evoke joy at the thought of God's glorious grace. I hammered out a reggae chorus and held on to it for a month or so. When I linked up with my friends, Aaron and Micah, we finished it in an hour or so. It really didn't strike me until we sang it at a gathering in Atlanta a few months later. The song came to life that night. There is something so powerful about the thought go God chasing after us with his grace." (Dee Wilson)

While we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. This is a celebration song about the indefatigable --and incomprehensible -- grace of God to seek and save the lost, as well as to sustain us through to the end. (Aaron Keyes)

GRACE CAME RUNNING
Written by Dee Wilson (BMI), Aaron Keyes (ASCAP), Micah Massey (ASCAP)
© 2016 Common Hymnal Digital (BMI), Music By 10000 Fathers Publishing (BMI), Common Hymnal Publishing (ASCAP), 10000 Fathers (ASCAP) (admin by CapitolCMGPublishing.com). CCLI 7102615.

CHORUS 1
                                      Dmaj 7 Bm7
That's when grace came running, running
C#7(+5)       F#m7
Grace came running after me 
Washing over me

VERSE 1
G#m7(no5) A#m7(no5) Bm7 Amaj7
When I was lost and far away
                     G#m7   C#7(+5) F#m7
Drifting like a ship without a sail
When I was still your enemy
That's when grace came, that's when grace came Running after me

VERSE 2
When I was going my own way
Running from my home like a prodigal
Still I see you run to me
That's when grace came, that's when grace came

VERSE 3
Caught in a love I can't explain
Each and every day when I rise and fall
I know I'm carried all the way
Grace keeps running, grace keeps running

CHORUS 2
Grace just keeps on running, running 
Grace keeps running after me 
Grace, just like a river, river
Washing over me

BRIDGE
      E7                              C#7
If it seems too good to be true
                 F#m
It's just like you
                           B7
You're always surprising
C#7 D7 D#7 E7
And if it feels too big to embrace It must be grace 

 
 

 

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