213. We Shall Overcome

1 We shall overcome, we shall overcome;
we shall overcome someday.
Oh, deep in our hearts we do believe
we shall overcome someday.

2 We’ll walk hand in hand, we’ll walk hand in hand,
we’ll walk hand in hand someday.
Oh, deep in our hearts we do believe
we'll walk hand in hand someday.

3 We shall all have peace, we shall all have peace,
we shall all have peace someday.
Oh, deep in our hearts we do believe
we shall all have peace someday.

4 We shall see the Lord, we shall see the Lord,
we shall see the Lord someday.
Oh, deep in our hearts we do believe
we shall see the Lord someday.

5 We are not afraid, we are not afraid,
we are not afraid today.
Oh, deep in our hearts we do believe
we are not afraid today.

6 God is on our side, God is on our side,
God is on our side today.
Oh, deep in our hearts we do believe
God is on our side today.

Text Information
First Line: We shall overcome
Title: We Shall Overcome
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: 1 John 5:4; Romans 8:37
Topic: Justice, Society; Suffering; Unity
Source: Traditional
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [We shall overcome]
Arranger: J. Jefferson Cleveland, 1937-1986
Key: C Major
Source: African American spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © 1981 Abingdon Press, admin. The Copyright Company



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