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Steal Away to Jesus

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My Lord calls me, He calls me by the thunder

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Steal away, steal away,
steal away to Jesus!
Steal away, steal away home,
I ain't got long to stay here.

1 My Lord, He calls me,
He calls me by the thunder;
The trumpet sounds within my soul;
I ain't got long to stay here. [Refrain]

2 Green trees are bending,
Poor sinners stand a trembling;
The trumpet sounds within my soul;
I ain't got long to stay here. [Refrain]

3 My Lord, He calls me,
He calls me by the lightning;
The trumpet sounds within my soul;
I ain't got long to stay here. [Refrain]

Source: One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: an African American ecumenical hymnal #614

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Instances (1 - 31 of 31)

A Teaching Hymnal #162

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African American Heritage Hymnal #546

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #489

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #679

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Chalice Hymnal #644

Common Praise #579


Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #618

Gather (3rd ed.) #868

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Gather Comprehensive #773

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Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #766

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Glory to God #358

Hymnal #612


Hymns for a Pilgrim People #469

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Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #787

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Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #757

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #701


Lift Every Voice and Sing II #103

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One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #614

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #959

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RitualSong #873

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Songs of Zion #134

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The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal #611


The Cyber Hymnal #6364

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #505


The United Methodist Hymnal #704

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This Far By Faith #175

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Total Praise #534


Wonder, Love, and Praise #804

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Worship and Rejoice #527


Worship in Song #214

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #378

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