Come Down

Jesus Christ, He died for me

Tune: [Jesus Christ, He died for me]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
Come down, Come down, my Lord!
Come down, Way down in Egypt land.

1 Jesus Christ, He died for me,
Way down in Egypt land;
Jesus Christ, He set me free,
Way down in Egypt land. [Refrain]

2 Born of God I know I am,
Way down in Egypt land;
I'm purchased by the dying Lamb,
Way down in Egypt land. [Refrain]

3 Peter walked upon the sea,
Way down in Egypt land;
And Jesus told him, "Come to Me,"
Way down in Egypt land. [Refrain]



Source: National Jubilee Melodies #133

Text Information

First Line: Jesus Christ, He died for me
Title: Come Down
Source: Spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come down, Come down, my Lord!
Copyright: Public Domain

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Text

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1) #19

TextPage Scan

National Jubilee Melodies #133

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d68

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