Purpose Over Pleasure

Jonathan Traylor

 
Intro
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 G#7 | 
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 D#m7 | Amaj7 D#7 | D#7 / / / | 
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | 
 
Verse 1
Emaj7 
I be
G#m7 
tryna make it into heaven though
G#m7 
But you be tryna knock me off my course though
Emaj7 
Voices
G#m7 
in my head screaming YOLO
G#m7 
Yeah, but you only die once, too
Emaj7 
My flesh be
G#m7 
like I’m gonna do what I wanna do
G#m7 
But once this life is over there ain’t no redos
Emaj7 
Either go
G#m7 
up or to your eternal tomb
F#2/A# 
Either go up or
N.C. 
to your eternal doom
 
Verse 2
Emaj7 
It’s never
G#m7 
that easy to choose purpose
G#m7 
But I will die to my flesh live a life of worship
Emaj7 
I’m really
G#m7 
really really tryna make it into heaven
G#m7 
I’m tryna hear him say two words like "well done"
 
Turnaround
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | F#/A# / / / | 
 
Chorus
 
Purpose over
Emaj7 
pleasure
G#m7 
 
I ain’t got no time for your she
G#m7 
nanigans
 
I’m tryna make it into
Emaj7 
heaven
G#m7 
 
I ain’t got no time to be
F#/A# 
playin’ with sin
 
You can
N.C. 
miss me with all that, boy
 
REPEAT TURNAROUND
 
Verse 2
Emaj7 
Tryna
G#m7 
hold me down, don’t wanna see me grow
G#m7 
Tryna hold me back, don’t wanna see me go
Emaj7 
Forward,
G#m7 
forward into my destiny
G#m7 
You really don’t want me to be who God created me to be
Emaj7 
G#m7 
But I’ma keep on growin’ up
G#m7 
I’ma keep on goin’ up, I’ma keep my focus up
Emaj7 
G#m7 
Cause if your boy is heaven bound
F#/A# 
Ain’t no coming down,
N.C. 
I’m tryna get my crowns
 
REPEAT TURNAROUND
 
REPEAT CHORUS
 
REPEAT TURNAROUND
 
Bridge 1
Emaj7 
Every
G#m7 
day you try to test me
B 
But I’m killin’ my
C#m 
flesh, it gets kind of messy
 
REPEAT BRIDGE 4x
 
Last Bridge
Emaj7 
Every
G#m7 
day you try to test me
B 
But I’m killin’ my
C#m 
flesh, the
N.C. 
flesh has no hold on me
 
Vamp
Emaj7 
No, no, no, no,
G#m7 
no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
G#m7 
No, no, no, no, the
N.C. 
flesh has no hold on me
Emaj7 
No, no, no, no,
G#m7 
no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
F#/A# 
No, no, no, no, no, no, no
 
Instrumental
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | F#/A# / / / | 
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | F#/A# / / / | 
| Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | Emaj7 G#m7 | G#m7 / / / | 
 
REPEAT CHORUS as desired
Writer(s):

Jonathan Traylor

Theme(s):

Commitment & Dedication

Tempo:

Fast

BPM:

139

Original Key:

G#m

Recommended Key(s):

CCLI #:

7136734

Scripture Reference:

Galatians 5:16; Romans 13:14