I Fail, You Save – John Boruff

VERSE

Em            C
I prove to You
G             B
That I–that I fail
Em                   C
You prove to me
G                        G
That You–that You save

Em             C           G
It’s clear I cannot be
B
The perfect man
Em          C
Even if I try

   G                  G
I will fail the test

Em                         C        G              B
Your grace must intervene, or I fail
Em                         C           G           G
You must set me free, or I–or I fail
Em                   C           G          B
The power of Jesus–will prevail
Em                     C          G               G
Come into my life, O Lord–or I fail

CHORUS

Em                                         C
We all want to be the best
Em                                             G
We all need to feel accepted
Em                                                       C
But we can’t put our trust in man
Em                                           G
But only in the Son of Man

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About John Boruff

John Boruff is a Philosophy and Religion graduate from UNC Pembroke. In his free time, he blogs about the Christian life; and has special interests in evangelism and spiritual gifts. He identifies himself as a Reformed Arminian Pentecostal. He’s also a husband and dad. John loves street preaching. His influences are Leonard Ravenhill, David Wilkerson, John Wesley, Charles Finney, etc. John is always in the process of writing; and is posting free e-books on this site for cultivating a deeper Christian life. Among them are his 'How to Experience God' and 'The Gospel of Jesus Christ.' He is currently working on the lives of great prophets in church history—from Catholic saints to Protestant reformers and revivalists. He is also working on a Biblical theology of poverty alleviation.
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