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199. 'Tis the old Ship of Zion

Refrain:
'Tis the old ship of Zion,
'tis the old ship of Zion,
'tis the old ship of Zion,
get on board, get on board.

1 It has landed many a thousand,
it has landed many a thousand,
it has landed many a thousand,
get on board, get on board. [Refrain]

2 Ain't no danger in the water,
ain't no danger in the water,
ain't no danger in the water,
get on board, get on board. [Refrain]

3 It was good for my dear mother,
it was good for my dear mother,
it was good for my dear mother,
get on board, get on board. [Refrain]

4 It was good for my dear father,
it was good for my dear father,
it was good for my dear father,
get on board, get on board. [Refrain]

5 It will take you home to glory,
it will take home to glory,
it will take you home to glory,
get on board, get on board. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: It has landed many a thousand
Title: 'Tis the old Ship of Zion
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: Luke 5:3
Topic: Struggle, Faith; Heaven, Eternal Life
Source: African American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the old ship of Zion
Tune Information
Name: YARMOUTH
Key: B♭ Major
Source: African American spiritual



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