This transcription is not my own work; it was contributed to the site by another derek webb fan.
This file contains multiple separate chord charts. They're separated by lines like this: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Church (SMASGF studio album version) Words and music by Derek Webb Capo 3rd fret Intro- D G A/C# D Dsus D D A/C# Bm A I have come with one purpose G /F# /E D A To capture for myself a bride D A/C# Bm A By my life she is lovely G /F# /E D A By my death she’s justified I have always been her husband Though many lovers she has known So with water I will wash her Oh and by my word alone G A So when you hear... Bm G The sound of the water G A You will know... Bm A You’re not alone G A D Dsus D 'Cause I haven’t come for only you G A Bm But for my people to pursue G A D A/C# Bm You cannot care for me with no regard for her G A D Dsus D G A/C# If you love me you will love the church Oh and I have long pursued her As a harlot and a whore Oh But she will feast upon me She will drink and thirst no more So when you taste... My flesh and my blood You will know... You’re not alone Repeat chorus C G D Dsus D 2x C G D Dsus D There is none that can replace her C G Em7 Though there are many who will try C G D Dsus D And though some may be her bridesmaids C G Em C G A They can never be my bride Repeat chorus ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "The Church" (live version) by Derek Webb transcribed by Josh Anderson for caedmonscall.net Gsus6 = 3x2013 Em = 022033 Cadd9 = x32033 Fsus = (1)33210 - (play bass with thumb) [Intro: G C D/f# G Gsus6 (hammer on Gsus6 and back to G)] G D/f# Em i have come with one purpose Cadd9 G D (hammer-on and pull-off f# on high e string) to capture for myself a bride G D/f# Em by my life she is lovely Cadd9 G D by my death she's justified i have always been her husband though many lovers she has known so with water i will wash her and by my word alone [prechorus:] Em D so when you hear... Em G the sound of the water Cadd9 D you will know Em D you're not alone [chorus:] Cadd9 D G-Gsus6-G 'cause i haven't come for only you Cadd9 D Em but for my people to pursue Cadd9 D G D/f# Em you cannot care for me with no regard for her Cadd9 D G Gsus6 G if you love me you will love the church i have long pursued her as a harlot and a whore but she will feast upon me she will drink and thirst no more so when you taste my flesh and my blood you will know you're not alone [instrumental thing:] (key change to C) Fsus C G Gsus6 Fsus C G Gsus6 there is none that can replace her Fsus C Gsus6 though there are many who will try Fsus C G Gsus6 and though some may be her bridesmaids Fsus C Gsus6 they can never be my bride
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