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459. Wade in the Water

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]

Text Information
First Line: See that host all dressed in white
Title: Wade in the Water
Refrain First Line: Wade in the water
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Holy Baptism; Songs for Children
Source: African American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: WADE IN THE WATER
Meter: Irregular
Key: e minor
Source: African American spiritual



Media
Audio recording: MP3

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