Show Me the Way

Noah sent out a mourning dove

Tune: [Noah sent out a mourning dove]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
O my good Lord, Show me the way,
O my good Lord, Show me the way,
O my good Lord, Show me the way,
Enter the chariot, travel along.

1 Noah sent out a mourning dove,
Enter the chariot, travel along'
Which brought back a token of a heavenly love,
Enter the chariot, travel along. [Refrain]

2 Goin' to serve my Lord while I have breath,
Enter the chariot, travel along;
So I can see Him after death,
Enter the chariot, travel along. [Refrain]

3 When I get to Heaven and get on my shoes,
Enter the chariot, travel along;
Goin' to fly about Heaven and tell the news,
Enter the chariot, travel along. [Refrain]

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

Text Information

First Line: Noah sent out a mourning dove
Title: Show Me the Way
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O my good Lord

Timeline

Instances

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Text

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1) #42

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d83

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