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Give Me Your Hand

You say you're aiming for the skies

Tune: [You say you're aiming for the skies]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
O give me your hand,
Give me your hand,
All I want is the love of God;
Give me your hand,
Give me your hand,
You must be loving at God's command.

1 You say you're aiming for the skies,
You must be loving at God's command.
Why don't you quit your telling lies?
You must be loving at God's command. [Refrain]

2 You say the Lord has set your free,
You must be loving at God's command.
Why don't you let your neighbor be?
You must be loving at God's command. [Refrain]

3 Some seek God's face but don't seek right,
You must be loving at God's command.
Pray in the day but none at night,
You must be loving at God's command. [Refrain]

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

Text Information

First Line: You say you're aiming for the skies
Title: Give Me Your Hand
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O give me your hand

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
Text

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1) #9

Gospel Jubilee and Soul Melodies #d60

Page Scan

Jubilee Spirituals #57

Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs. 3d ed. #d146

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