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Bible Songs on Timeless Themes

Editor: Eugene B. Navias
Arranger: Larry Phillips
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association, Boston, 1991
Denomination: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
Language: English
Notes: A Project of the Heritages from Judaism and Christianity Curriculum Team
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1God made the world in six long days[God made the world in six long days]
2Well, it says in Genesis One-twenty[Well, it says in Genesis One-twenty]
3What have you done to your brother, Cain?[What have you done to your brother, Cain?]
4Then God said to Noah, "There's gonna be a floody, floody,"[Then God said to Noah, "There's gonna be a floody, floody,"]
5Now didn't old Noah build the ark?[Now didn't old Noah build the ark?]
6Oh, the people of Babel came down to town[Oh, the people of Babel came down to town]
7Oh Sodom and Gomorrah[Oh Sodom and Gomorrah]
8Abraham, Abraham, where are you going?[Abraham, Abraham, where are you going]
9Oh, a roacka my soul, in the bosom of Abraham[Oh, a roacka my soul, in the bosom of Abraham]
10aWe are climbing Jacob's ladder[We are climbing Jacob's ladder]Text
10bWe are dancing Sarah's circle[We are dancing Sarah's circle]
11Joseph had eleven brothers[Joseph had eleven brothers]
12And away by the waters so blue[And away by the waters so blue]
13When Israel was in Egypt's land[When Israel was in Egypt's land]
14One morning when Pharaoh woke in his bed[One morning when Pharaoh woke in his bed]
15Had He only, had He only[Had He only, had He only]
16I am your God, have none but me[I am your God, have none but me]
17You may talk about your kings of Gideon[You may talk about your kings of Gideon]
18You read about Samson from his birth[You read about Samson from his birth]
19Little David was a shepherd boy[Little David was a shepherd boy]
20Pass the crown from me to you to you[Pass the crown from me to you to you]
21The little ants for one poor grain do labor, tug and slave[The little ants for one poor grain do labor, tug and slave]
22Who did, Who did, Who did swallow Jo, Jo, Jo, Jo[Who did, Who did, Who did swallow Jo, Jo, Jo, Jo]
23Ah, my God, Thee I trust[Ah, my God, Thee I trust]
24One man shall mow my meadow[One man shall mow my meadow]
25Entreat me not to leave thee now[Entreat me not to leave thee now]
26Wonder where is good old Daniel[Wonder where is good old Daniel]
27Lullay, Thou little tiny Child[Lullay, Thou little tiny Child]
28Mary had a baby, Aye, Lord[Mary had a baby, Aye, Lord]
29Amen[Amen]
30When Jesus went to Jordan[When Jesus went to Jordan]
31The first good joy that Mary had[The first good joy that Mary had]
32Do unto others as you would[Do unto others as you would]
33Thunder and a-lightning and it's coming up morn[Thunder and a-lightning and it's coming up morn]
34Jesus did the good and kind[Jesus did the good and kind]
35A time to be born a time to die[A time to be born a time to die]
36There was a little fam'ly that lived in Bethany[There was a little fam'ly that lived in Bethany]
37Be you to others kind and true[Be you to others kind and true]
38Oh, I couldn't hear nobody pray[Oh, I couldn't hear nobody pray]
[This hymnal has not been proofed - data may be incomplete or incorrect]
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