Preaching In the Land

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1 Preaching in the land,
Preaching in the land,
Preaching in the land is a long ways over,
Preaching in the land,
Preaching in the land,
Baby of Bethlehem.
The gospel's preached from pole to pole,
Baby of Bethlehem,
To save poor dying sinners' souls,
Baby of Bethlehem, O
Preaching in the land,
Preaching in the land,
Preaching in the land is a long ways over,
Preaching in the land,
Preaching in the land,
Baby of Bethlehem.

2 Praying in the land,
Praying in the land,
Praying in the land is a long ways over,
Praying in the land,
Praying in the land,
Baby of Bethlehem.
When this old world shall pass away,
Baby of Bethlehem,
You'll hear poor, wretched sinners pray,
Baby of Bethlehem, O
Praying in the land,
Praying in the land,
Praying in the land is a long ways over,
Praying in the land,
Praying in the land,
Baby of Bethlehem.

3 Mourning in the land,
Mourning in the land,
Mourning in the land is a long ways over,
Mourning in the land,
Mourning in the land,
Baby of Bethlehem.
When your loving mother's gone,
Baby of Bethlehem,
Then you're going to weep and mourn,
Baby of Bethlehem, O
Mourning in the land,
Mourning in the land,
Mourning in the land is a long ways over,
Mourning in the land,
Mourning in the land,
Baby of Bethlehem.

4 Shouting in the land,
Shouting in the land,
Shouting in the land is a long ways over,
Shouting in the land,
Shouting in the land,
Baby of Bethlehem.
What is old Satan grumbling bout,
Baby of Bethlehem,
He hates to hear a Christian shout,
Baby of Bethlehem, O
Shouting in the land,
Shouting in the land,
Shouting in the land is a long ways over,
Shouting in the land,
Shouting in the land,
Baby of Bethlehem.

Source: National Jubilee Melodies #23

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First Line: Preaching in the land
Title: Preaching In the Land
Source: Spiritual
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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National Jubilee Melodies #23

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d103

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