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Knapp, Jennifer - Refine Me

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song: Refine Me
From "Kansas", Gotee 1997
Words and music by Jennifer Knapp
Copyright 1997 Gotee Music/West Hudson Music - BMI

tab by: Andrew and Kelly Jay (ajay@is2.dal.ca)

This song was tabbed from start to finish because although the
chords are consistent throughout, she's always adding different
fills.  It's probably not exact but we think it's pretty close.
In the meantime, don't forget the meaning behind the song...the
words are beautiful.
 
intro:

   D               Dsus4                                A  
E -2-----2-----2---2h3-----3-----3p2-3-----2h3p2---------------------|
B ---3-------3---3-----3-----3---------3---------3------3-----2--3---|
G -----2-----------------2-----2---------2---------2--------2-------2|
D -0---------------0-----------------0---------------0----2-------2--|
A ------------------------------------------------------0------------|
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|

   I  come  into  this  place.       Burning to receive Your peace.       
 
   D                 A               G 
E -------2h3p2-------------------------------------------------------|
B -----3-------3-----------2-----------------------3---------------3-|
G ---2-----------2-------2-----2---------0-------0-------0-------0---|
D -0---------------0---2---------2-----0-------0-------0-------0-----|
A -------------------0------------(0)--------------------------------|
E -----------------------------------3-----3---------3-----3---------|

   I  come with my own chains.From wars I've fought for my own selfish    

   D                 A               Em
E -------2h3p2-------------------------------------------------------|
B -----3-------3-----------2-----------------------0-------0---------|
G ---2-----------2-------2-----2---------0-------0-------0----0------|
D -0---------------0---2---------2-----2-------2-------2--------2----|
A -------------------0------------(0)--------------------------------|
E -----------------------------------0-----0---------0---------------|

   gain.         Your my God   and  my  Father   I've   accepted Your   

   Asus4     A        D              A             D
E --------------------------2------------------------------2---------|
B -------3-3-2------------3----3-----------2-------------3-----3-----|
G -----2---2-2----------2--------2-------2-----2-------2---------2---|
D ---2----------------0------------0---2---------2---0-------------0-|  
A -0---------------------------------0------------(0)----------------|
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Son.   But my   soul  feels so  empty now.      What have I become?

   G               Bm              A               G
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------3---------------3---------------2---------------3---|
G -----0-------0-------4-------4-------2-------2-------0-------0-----|
D ---0-------0-------4-------4-------2-------2-------0-------0-------|
A -----------------2-----2---------0-----0---------------------------|
E -3-----3-----------------------------------------3-----3-----------|

  Lord           come with Your fire. Burn my desires, 

   A            D              Em                   D   
E -----------3--------2-----------------0------------------2---------|
B -------2-3--------3----3-----------0------0------------3----3------|
G -----2----------2--------2------0-----------0-------2---------2----|
D ---2----------0------------0-2----------------2---4-------------4--|
A -0-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|

   refine me.       Lord,     my will has deceived me.Please come and 
                                                              free me
   A                D               Em                D
E ------------------------2---------------0-----------------2--------|
B -------2h3-2----------3---3-----------0----0------------3----3-----|
G -----2-------2------2-------2-------0--------0--------2--------2---|
D ---2-----------0--0-----------0---2------------2----4------------4-|
A -0-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|

   refine me.             My heart can't see.          When I only 

   A                    D              A               G
E ----------------------------2--------------------------------------|
B -------2h3-2--------------3----3-----------2h3-2------------------3|
G -----2-------2----------2--------2-------2-------2-------0------0--|
D ---2-----------0------0------------0---2-----------2---0------0----|
A -0-----------------------------------0-----------------------------|
E -----------------------------------------------------3-----3-------|

   look at me.     My soul     can't hear.            When  I only 

                   D                 A                Em
E -----------------------2h3p2---------------------------------------|
B --------------3------3-------3-----------2------------------------0|
G -----0------0------2-----------2-------2----2-----------0-------0--|
D ---0------0------0---------------0---2---------2------2-------2----|
A -----------------------------------0------------(0)----------------|
E -3-----3--------------------------------------------0-----0--------|

   think of my own fears.          They are gone in a moment. You're
  
                   Asus4        A  D              A
E ---------------------------------------2---------------------------|
B -------0---------------3---3--2------3----3-----------2------------|
G -----0----0----------2-----2--2----2--------2-------2----2---------|
D ---2--------2------2-------------0------------0---2--------2-------|
A -----------------0------------------------------0-----------(0)----|
E -0-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   forever the same.   Why did     I look       away from You?

   D               G               Bm            A
E -------2-----------------------------------------------------------|
B -----3----3-------------------3--------------3-------2h3-----------|
G ---2--------2--------0------0-------4------4-------2------2--------|
D -0------------0----0------0-------4------4-------2----------2------|
A --------------------------------2-----2--------0--------------0----|
E -----------------3-----3-------------------------------------------|

      How can I speak You're name?Lord,          come with Your fire.
      
   G               A              D              Em     
E --------------------------------------2---------------0------------|
B --------------0-------2-------------3----3----------0----0---------|
G -----0------0-------2----2--------2--------2------0--------0-------|
D ---0------0-------2--------2----0------------0--2------------2-----|
A ----------------0------------0-------------------------------------|
E -3-----3-----------------------------------------------------------|

  Burn my desires,refine  me.       Lord,      my will has deceived me
    
   D              A                 D               Em
E -------2--------------------------------2---------------0----------|
B -----3----3-----------2h3-2-----------3----3----------0----0-------|
G ---2--------2-------2-------2-------2--------2------0--------0-----|
D -4------------4---2-----------0---0------------0--2------------0---|
A ----------------0--------------------------------------------------|
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Please come      Come rescue   For I long to be reconciled to You.
    and free me,     this child.
   D              A               G            Bm           A
E -------2-----------------------------------------------------------|
B -----3----3-----------2---------------3------------3------------2h3|
G ---2--------2-------2----2----------0------------4---4--------2----|
D -4------------4---2--------2------0------------4-------4----2------|
A ----------------0------------0------------0--2------------0--------|
E --------------------------------3----------------------------------|

                           It's all  I  can  do       To give my heart

                           Bm            A               G                           
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|
B -2-----------2-2h3-2-----------3-------------2h3------------------3|
G ---2-------2---------2-------4---4---------2-----2--------0-----0--|
D -----2---2-------------2---4-------4-----2---------2----0-----0----|
A -------0-----------------2-----------2-0-------------0-------------|
E -------------------------------------------------------3----3------|

and soul to you & pray & pray,   oh I will      pray.
  
   D             G                               A
E -------------2-----------------------------------------------------|
B -----3-----3----------------3-------3----------------2h3--------2--|
G ---2-----2---------0------0-------0----0-----------2-----2------2--|
D -4----4----------0------0-------0--------0-------2---------2----2--|
A -----------------------------------------------0-------------0--0--|
E ---------------3-----3--------3------------------------------------|

  Lord,          come with your fire,burn my desires,refine me.

  D               Em               D                 A
E ------2h3-------------0----------------2---------------------------|
B ----3-----3---------0---0------------3---3----------------2--------|
G --2---------2-----0-------0--------2-------2------------2----2-----|
D 0-------------0-2-----------0----4-----------4-------2---------2---|
A ---------------------------------------------------0-------------0-|
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Lord,      my will has deceive please come         come rescue 
                              me,  and free me,            this child.

  D             Em               D                   A
E ------2-------------0----------------2-----------------------------|
B ----3---3---------0---0------------3----3----------------2---------|
G --2-------2-----0-------0--------2--------2------------2----2------|
D 0-----------0-2-----------2----4------------4--------2--------2----|
A ---------------------------------------------------0------------0--|
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|

  For I long  reconciled to   you
       to be
   G          Bm              A             
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|
B -------0----------3---------------2h3-2------------2-2h3-2---------|
G -----0----------4----4----------2-------2--------2---------2-------|
D ---0----------4--------4------2-----------2----2-------------2-----|
A ---------0--2-----------(2)-0---------------0----------------------|
E -3-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   Refine me, refine me.      

   G          Bm              A               
E -------------------------------------------------------------------|
B -------0----------3---------------2h3-2------------2-2h3-2---------|
G -----0----------4----4----------2-------2--------2---------2-------|
D ---0----------4--------4------2-----------2----2-------------2-----|
A ---------0--2-----------(2)-0---------------0----------------------|
E -3-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   Refine me, refine me.

   G          Bm              A                               D
E ---------------------------------------------------------0--0h2----|
B -------0----------3---------------2h3-2--------------2-3----3------|
G -----0----------4----4----------2-------2--------2----------2------|
D ---0----------4--------4------2-----------2--------2--------0------|
A ---------0--2------------2--0---------------0--0-------------------|
E -3-----------------------------------------------------------------|


God Bless!

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