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Casting Crowns, Prayer For A Friend Tabs (ver.1)

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Prayer For A Friend Tabs (ver.1)

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This is my first tab, did it by ear, but pretty sure it is very accurate…

Tuning:  D A D G A D

Capo 4

Intro: - Bm Chord (modified): finger placement…  


..............................F1  F2   F3   F4   F5  F6
..........................D |---|----|----|----|---|----|
..........................A |---|----|---|----|---|----|
..........................G |---|----|----|----|---|---|
..........................D |---|----|----|---|---|----|
..........................A |---|---|----|----|---|----|
..........................D |---|----|----|----|---|----|


- Picking pattern for intro (repeat once)

|-------6---------|------6---------|------6---------|------6---------|
|---------5---5---|--------5---5---|--------5---5---|--------5---5---|
|-----4---------4-|----4---------4-|----4---------4-|----4---------4-|
|---3-------3-----|--3-------3-----|--3-------3-----|--3-------3-----|
|-2---------------|-2--------------|-2--------------|-2--------------|
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

(Verse 1)

D                               Bm
Lord, I lift my friend to You, I've done all that I know to do

G         Em        D
I lift my friend to You


(RIFF THAT IS PLAYED BETWEEN 1ST & 2ND HALF OF THE FIRST VERSE)
|------------2--2--3--2--0----------------------------|
|---------3-----------------3-------------------------|
|-------2----------------------2--0-------------------|
|----0-------------------------------5--7--5--4--2--0-|
|-0---------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|


D                                                                     Complicated circumstances

      G
have clouded his view

Em              A          D
Lord, I lift my friend up to You


(CHORUS 1)

   G2        D/F#             A	      Bm
I fear that I won't have the words that he needs to hear

   G2            D/F#                  F#m           Bm
I pray for Your wisdom, oh God, and a heart that's sincere

Em	  	   A	       G…(SEE PICKING PATTERN BELOW)
Lord, I lift my friend up to You

.......- G Chord (modified): Finger placement…

.......................F1  F2   F3   F4   F5  F6
...................D |---|----|----|----|---|----|
...................A |---|----|---|----|---|----|
...................G |---|----|----|----|---|----|
...................D |---|----|----|----|---|----|
...................A |---|---|----|----|---|----|
...................D |---|----|---|----|---|----|

- Picking pattern for chorus outro (repeat once)

|---------------6-|----------------|---------------6-|----------------|
|-------5---------|-------5--------|-------5---------|-------5--------|
|---------4---4---|-4---4---4---4--|---------4---4---|-4---4---4---4--|
|-----3-----3-----|---3-------3---3|-----3-----3-----|---3-------3---3|
|---2-------------|----------------|---2-------------|----------------|
|-1---------------|----------------|-1---------------|----------------|

(VERSE 2)

D
Lord, I lift my friend to You

Bm                                      G2
My best friend in the world, I know he means much more to You

   D                                              G
I want so much to help him, but this is something he has to do

    Em               A           D
So Lord, I lift my friend up to You

(CHORUS 2)

         G2                D/F#              A
'cause there's a way that seems so right to him

         Bm
But You know where that leads

        G2       D/F#          A          F#m              Bm
He's becoming a puppet of the world, too blind to see the strings

Em                A           D
Lord, I lift my friend up to You


(INSTRUMENTAL INTERLUDE)

-CHORD PATTERNS – 

G2, D/F#, A , Bm 
 
G2, D/F#, A , F#m

Bm -----, Em, A

My friend up to You

(OUTRO VERSE)

  D                                  Bm   
Lord, I lift my friend to You, I've done all that I know to do

G         
I lift my friend to You


(RIFF THAT IS PLAYED AT THE END OF THE SONG)
.................................................F1  F2   F3   F4   F5   F6
|------------2--2--3--2--0----------------| D |----|----|----|----|---|----|
|---------3-----------------3-------------| A |----|----|---|----|----|----|
|-------2----------------------2--0-------| G |----|---|----|----|----|----|
|----0-------------------------------4--5-| D |----|----|----|----|----|----|
|-0---------------------------------------| A |----|----|----|----|----|----|
|-----------------------------------------| D |----|----|----|----|----|----|


THIS IS THE SONG IN ITS ENTIRETY. 
            
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