Red Letters

Crowder

 
Intro
| G#m F#/A# B / | E / / / | 
| G#m F#/A# B / | E / / / | 
 
Verse 1
G#m 
There I was on
E2 
death
B 
row
F# 
Guilty in the first de
E2 
gree
G#m 
Son of God hanging
E2 
on a
B 
hill
F# 
Hell was my dest
G#m 
iny
 
Verse 2
 
The
G#m 
crowd was shouting
E2 
cruci
B 
fy
F# 
Could’ve come from these lips of
E2 
mine
 
The
G#m 
dirty shame was
E2 
killing
B 
me
 
It would take a
F# 
miracle to wash me
E2 
clean
 
Chorus 1
 
Then I
B 
read the
E 
red
B 
letters
 
And the
F# 
ground began to
B 
shake
 
The
F#/A# 
prison
G#m 
walls started
E 
falling
 
And I became a
F#sus 
free man that day
 
Turn
| G#m F#/A# B / | E / / / | 
 
Verse 3
G#m 
Felt like lightning
E2 
hit my
B 
veins
 
My
F# 
dead heart began to
E2 
beat
G#m 
Breath of God
E2 
filled my
B 
lungs
 
And the
F# 
Holy Ghost a
F#sus 
wakened
E2 
me
 
And the
F# 
Holy Ghost a
F#sus 
wakened
E2 
me
 
Chorus 2
 
When I
B 
read the
E 
red
B 
letters
 
And the
F# 
ground began to
B 
shake
 
The
F#/A# 
prison
G#m 
walls started
E 
falling
 
And I became a
F#sus 
free man that
B 
day
Bsus 
 
Bridge
 
For
G#m 
God so loved the
F#/A# 
whole wide world
 
Sent his
B 
only Son to
E2 
die for me
G#m 
Arms spread wide for the
F#sus(4)/A# 
whole wide world
 
His
B 
arms spread wide where
E2 
mine should be
B/D# 
Jesus changed my
F#sus 
destiny
B 
 
Chorus 3
 
Thank You,
B 
God, for
E 
red
B 
letters
 
When the
F# 
ground began to
B 
shake
 
The
F#/A# 
grace of
G#m 
God started
E 
falling
 
And I became a
F#sus 
free man that
G#m 
day
 
Tag
 
The prison
G#m 
walls
F# 
started
E 
falling
 
And I am a
F#sus 
free man today
 
Outro
| G#m F#/A# B E | B | 
Writer(s):

David Crowder, Ed Cash

Theme(s):

Resurrection & Sacrifice

Tempo:

Medium

Ministry:

Passion

BPM:

74

Original Key:

B

Recommended Key(s):

B, C, E

CCLI #:

7119204

Scripture Reference:

Matthew 28:2, John 3:16