345. 'Tis the Old Ship of Zion

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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,(Refrain)

3 It was good for my dear mother,(Refrain)

4 It was good for my dear father,(Refrain)

5 It will take us all to heaven,(Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: It has landed many a thousand
Title: 'Tis the Old Ship of Zion
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the old ship of Zion
Meter: Irr.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Prevenient Grace: Invitation; Call to the Christian Life; Courage (2 more...)
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: YARMOUTH
Adapter and Arranger: William Farley Smith (1986)
Meter: Irr.
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Copyright: Adapt. and arr. © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House



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