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Thread #129086   Message #2912877
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
23-May-10 - 11:04 PM
Thread Name: Jubilee Songs, Fisk Jubilee Singers
Subject: Rise, Mourners
No. 12. Rise, Mourners*

* This hymn is sung with great unction
when "seekers" are going forward to the altar.

Rise, mourners, rise, mourners,
O can't you rise and tell,
What the Lord has done for you.
Yes, He's taken my feet out of the miry clay,
And He's placed them on the right side of my Father. D. C.
Rise, seekers, rise, seekers,
O can't you rise, etc.
Rise, sinners, rise, sinners,
O can't you rise, etc.
Rise, brothers, rise, brothers,
O can't you rise, etc.