Don't Stay Away

Brothers, don't stay away

Tune: [Brothers, don't stay away]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Brothers, don't stay away,
Brothers, don't stay away,
Brothers, don't stay away, don't stay away,
For my Lord says there's room enough,
room enough in the heavens for us all,
My Lord says there's room enough,
Don't stay away.

2 Mourners, don't stay away,
Mourners, don't stay away,
Mourners, don't stay away, don't stay away,
For the Bible says there's room enough,
room enough in the heavens for us all,
My Lord says there's room enough,
Don't stay away.

3 Gambler, don't stay away,
Gambler, don't stay away,
Gambler, don't stay away, don't stay away,
For the angels say there's room enough,
room enough in the heavens for us all,
My Lord says there's room enough,
Don't stay away.

4 Sister, don't stay away,
Sister, don't stay away,
Sister, don't stay away, don't stay away,
For Jesus says there's room enough,
room enough in the heavens for us all,
My Lord says there's room enough,
Don't stay away.

Source: The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #179

Text Information

First Line: Brothers, don't stay away
Title: Don't Stay Away
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The New National Baptist Hymnal #491

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #179

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