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Wade in the Water

Full Text

Refrain:
Wade in the water, wade in the water, children,
wade in the water, God’s a-goin'a trouble the water.

1 See that host all dressed in white,
God’s a-goin'a trouble the water.
the leader looks like the Israelite,
God’s a-goin'a trouble the water. [Refrain]

2 See that band all dressed in red,
God’s a-goin'a trouble the water.
looks like the band that Moses led,
God’s a-goin'a trouble the water. [Refrain]

3 Look over yonder, what do I see?
God’s a-goin'a trouble the water.
the Holy Ghost a-coming on me,
God’s a-goin'a trouble the water. [Refrain]

4 If you don’t believe I’ve been redeemed,
God’s a-goin'a trouble the water.
just follow me down to Jordan’s stream.
God’s a-goin'a trouble the water. [Refrain]

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Worship #459

Text Information

First Line: See that host all dressed in white
Title: Wade in the Water
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wade in the water
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #676TextPage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #371Text
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #459TextPage Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #898
Gather Comprehensive #812TextPage Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #793Page Scan
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #512
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #738
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #143Text
Sing the Faith #2107
The Faith We Sing #2107Text
The New National Baptist Hymnal #489
This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #114Text
Wonder, Love, and Praise: a supplement to the Hymnal 1982 #740Text
Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #267
Include 3 pre-1979 instances



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