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Can't You Live Humble?

Lightning flashes, thunders roll

Tune: [Lightning flashes, thunder rolls]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
Can't you live humble?
Praise King Jesus!
Can't you live humble
To the dying Lamb?

1 Lightning flashes, thunders roll,
Make me think of my poor soul. [Refrain]

2 Come here, Jesus, come here, please,
See me, Jesus, on my knees. [Refrain]

3 Ev'ry body come and see,
A man's been here from Galilee; [Refrain]

4 came down here and talked to me,
Went away and left me free. [Refrain]

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1), 1907

Text Information

First Line: Lightning flashes, thunders roll
Title: Can't You Live Humble?
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Can't you live humble?

Timeline

Instances

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Text

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1) #63

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d70

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