Mother's Religion

I was young, but I remember; as I sat at mother's knee

Author: Charles W. Driskell
Tune: [I was young, but I remember; as I sat at mother's knee]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I was young, but I remember; as I sat at mother’s knee,
How she taught me from the Bible, of Christ who died for me,
She said, my boy, trust Jesus, his grace will set you free,
Seek the Old Time Religion,
For ‘tis good enough for me.

Refrain:
‘Tis the Old Time Religion,
‘Tis the Old Time Religion
‘Tis the Old Time Religion;
And ‘tis good enough for me.

2 Years have pass’d since mother’s spirit winged its flight to yon bright shore,
I have tasted life’s pure fountain, am saved for evermore,
Whene’er I meet with trials, I now each day can see
That the Old Time Religion,
Still is good enough for me. [Refrain]

3 When the shadows gather round me, at the closing of life’s day,
Then the Old Time Religion will be my guide and stay,
When I cross death’s turbid river my Saviour’s face I see
Then the Old Time Religion
Will be good enough for me. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #102

Author: Charles W. Driskell

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Text Information

First Line: I was young, but I remember; as I sat at mother's knee
Title: Mother's Religion
Author: Charles W. Driskell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the Old Time Religion
Copyright: Public Domain

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New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #102

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #74

Offering of Praise #d75

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Rose of Sharon Hymns #441

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Songs of Service #134

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The Voice of Praise No. 3 #91

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