1. All My Trials

Traditional Spiritual

 

If religion was a thing that money could buy

The rich would live and the poor would die

 

All my trials Lord, will soon be over

Too late my brothers,

Too late but never mind

All my trials Lord, will soon be over.

 

Go to sleep my little baby and don't you cry

Your dad was born just to live and die

 

All my trials Lord, will soon be over

Too late my brothers,

Too late but never mind

All my trials Lord, will soon be over.

 

Oh, I have a little book that sets me free

My bible, it spells "LIBERTY"

 

All my trials Lord, will soon be over

Too late my brothers,

Too late but never mind

All my trials Lord, will soon be over.

 

Yes, a man was born to suffer agony

His will to live spells "VICTORY"

 

All my trials Lord, will soon be over

Too late my brothers,

Too late but never mind

All my trials Lord, will soon be over.

2. Deep River

Traditional Spiritual

 

Deep River my home is over Jordan

Deep River, Lord, I want to cross over into campground.

 

Oh, don't you want to go over? To that gospel feast?

That promised land Where all is peace

 

Oh, Deep River, My home is over Jordan

Deep River, I want to cross over into campground

I want to cross over to Lord

3. Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?

Traditional Spiritual

 

Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel?

And why not every man?

 

He delivered Daniel from the lion's den

Jonah from de belly of da whale

And de Hebrew children from the firey furnace

And why not for every man?

 

Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel?

And why not every man?

 

De moon run down in a purple stream

To some forebear to shine And every star will dissapear

King Jesus shall be mine.

 

Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel? And why not every man?

 

De win blow eas and de win blow wes

And it blow like judgement day

And every soul dat never did pray

Will be glad to be praying that day

I set my foot on the gospel ship

And the ship begin to sail

It landed me over on Caanan shore

And I'll never come back no more

 

Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel? And why not every man?

4. Every Time I Feel the Spirit

Traditional Spiritual

 

Every time I feel the spirit

Movin' in my heart

I will pray.

 

Every time I feel the spirit

Movin' in my heart

I will pray.

 

Up in de mountain

My Lord spoke

Out his mouth came

Fire and smoke

 

All around me

Looks so shine

Ask my Lord if all was mine.

 

Every time I feel the spirit

Movin' in my heart

I will pray.

 

Every time I feel the spirit

Movin' in my heart

I will pray.

 

Jordan River

Runs right cold

Chills the body, not the soul.

 

Ain't but one train

On one track

Runs to heaven and right back.

 

Every time I feel the spirit

Movin' in my heart

I will pray.

 

Every time I feel the spirit

Movin' in my heart

I will pray

5. Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

Traditional Spiritual

 

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho

And the walls come tumblin' down.

 

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho

And the walls come tumblin' down.

 

You may talk about your man of Gideon

You may talk about your man of Saul

There's none as good as Joshua at the Battle of Jericho

Up in the walls of Jericho

He marched with spear in hand

"Go blow dem ram horns" Joshua cried

"'Cause the battle is in my hands."

Den the lam ram sheep horns begin to blow

The trumpets begin for to sound

Lord, Old Joshua commanded the chillun to shout

And the walls come tumblin down, dat morning

 

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho

And the walls come tumblin' down.

6. Let Us Break Bread Together

Traditional Spiritual

 

Let us break bread together on our knees.

Let us break bread together on our knees.

When I fall on my knees with my face to the rising sun

Oh, Lord, have mercy on me

 

Let us drink wine together on our knees.

Let us drink wine together on our knees.

When I fall on my knees with my face to the rising sun

Oh, Lord, have mercy on me

 

Let us praise the Lord together on our knees.

Let us praise God together on our knees.

When I fall on my knees with my face to the rising sun

Oh, Lord, have mercy on me

7. Never Said a Mumblin' Word

Traditional Spiritual

Vocals by John Paul Sharp, Paul Michael Escalante, and Jeffrey Alan Bennett

 

Oh, they whipped him up the hill

Oh, they whipped him up the hill

And he never said a mumblin' word

Oh, they whipped him up the hill

And he never said a mumblin' word

He just hung his head and he cried

 

Oh they crowned him with a thorny crown

Oh they whipped him with a thorny crown

And he never said a mumblin' word

Oh they whipped him with a thorny crown

And he never said a mumblin' word

He just hung his head and cried.

 

Oh, they nailed him to the cross

Oh, they nailed him to the cross

And he never said a mumblin' word

Oh, they nailed him to the cross

And he never said a mumblin' word

He just hung his head and cried.

 

Well they pierced him in the side

Well they pierced him in the side W

ell they pierced him in the side

He just hung his head and cried.

 

Well, the blood came twinklin' down

Oh, the blood came twinklin' down

And he never said a mublin' word

Well, the blood came twinklin' down

And he never said a mumblin' word

He just hung his head down and cried.

 

8.  Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen

Traditional Spiritual

 

Nobody knows the trouble I see

Nobody knows but Jesus

Nobody knows the troubles I see

Glory Hallelujah!

 

Sometimes I'm up, Sometimes I'm down.

Oh yes, Lord!

Sometimes I'm almost to the ground

Oh yes, Lord!

 

Nobody knows the trouble I see,

Nobody knows but Jesus

Nobody knows the troubles I see

Glory Hallelujah!

 

Although you see me going long so,

Oh, Yes, Lord!

I have my troubles here below,

Oh, Yes, Lord

 

Oh, nobody knows the trouble I see

Nobody knows but Jesus

Nobody knows the troubles I see

Glory Hallelujah!

 

What makes old Satan hate me so?

Oh, yes, Lord

'cause he got me once and let me go

Oh, Yes, Lord.

 

Nobody knows the trouble I see

Nobody knows but Jesus

Nobody knows the troubles I see

Glory Hallelujah!

9. Oh, Freedom

Traditional Spiritual

 

Oh, Freedom

Oh, Freedom

Oh, Freedom

 

Oh, Freedom

Oh, Freedom

Oh, Freedom over me

 

And before I'd be a slave,

I'd be buried in my grave,

And go home to my Lord

And be free.

 

No more mourning,

No more mourning,

No more mourning over me.

 

And before I'd be a slave,

I'd be buried in my grave,

And go home to my Lord

And be free.

 

No more weeping,

No more weeping,

No more weeping over me.

 

And before I'd be a slave,

I'd be buried in my grave,

And go home to my Lord

And be free.

 

No more fighting,

No more fighting,

No more fighting, if you please.

 

And before I'd be a slave,

I'd be buried in my grave,

And go home to my Lord

And be free.

 

There'll be singing,

Yes, There'll be singing,

There'll be singing over me.

 

And before I'd be a slave,

I'll be dancing on my grave,

And go home to my Lord and be free.

10. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

Traditional Spiritual

 

Sometimes I feel like a motherless child

Sometimes I feel like a motherless child

Sometimes I feel like a motherless child

A long way from home

A long way from home

 

True believer

 

A long way from home

A long way from home.

 

Sometimes I feel like I'm almost gone.

Sometimes I feel like I'm almost gone.

Sometimes I feel like I'm almost gone.

Way up in the heaven'ly land

Way up in the heaven'ly land

 

True believer

 

Way up in the heaven'ly land

Way up in the heaven'ly land

11. Standing in the Need of Prayer

Traditional Spiritual

 

It's me, It's me, It's me, O' Lord

Standing in the need of prayer.

It's me, It's me, It's me, O' Lord

And I'm standing in the need of prayer.

 

It's me, It's me, It's me, O' Lord

Standing in the need of prayer.

It's me, It's me, It's me, O' Lord

And I'm standing in the need of prayer.

 

'Taint my mother or my father but it's me, O'Lord

Standing in the need of prayer

'Taint my father or my mother, it's me, O'Lord.

 

'Taint my deacon or my leader, it's me, O' Lord.

Standing in the Need of Prayer

'Taint my deacon or my leader, it's me, O' Lord.

Standing in the Need of Prayer

 

It's me, It's me, It's me, O' Lord

Standing in the need of prayer.

It's me, It's me, It's me, O' Lord

And I'm standing in the need of prayer.

 

Standing Need Prayer

Standing Need Prayer

12. Steal Away

Traditional Spiritual

 

Steal away, steal away, steal away to Jesus.

Steal away, steal away home,

I ain't got long to say here.

 

My Lord, he calls me,

He calls me by the thunder.

The trumpet sounds within'a'my soul

I ain't got long to stay here.

 

Steal away, steal away, steal away to Jesus.

Steal away, steal away home,

I ain't got long to stay here.

 

Green trees, a'bending,

Poor sinners stand a'trembling,

The trumpet sounds within'a'my soul

I ain't got long to stay here.

 

Steal away, steal away, steal away to Jesus.

Steal away, steal away home,

I ain't got long to stay here.

 

My Lord, he calls me,

He calls me by the lightning

The trumpet sounds within'a'my soul

I ain't got long to stay here.

13. The Lonesome Road

Traditional Spiritual

 

Look down, look down that lonely road,

Hang down your head and cry

Look up, look up to meet your Maker,

He looks for you from on high.

 

Look down, look down that lonesome road,

Hand down your head and cry.

I loved , I lost, My days are numbered,

O' Lord, I want to die.

 

Look down, look down that lonesome road,

Where love has come and gone.

Look up, look up, you'll find a new love,

And keep travellin' on.

14. This Little Light of Mine

Traditional Spiritual

 

This little light of mine,

I'm gonna let it shine.

This little light of mine,

I'm gonna let it shine.

This little light of mine

I'm gonna let it shine

Every day, every day, every day

Gonna' let my little light shine.

 

On Monday, he gave me the gift of love

On Tuesday, peace came from above

On Wednesday, told me to have more faith

On Thursday, gave me a little more grace.

On Friday, told me to watch and pray

On Saturday, told me just what to say

On Sunday, gave me the power divine

Just to let my little light shine.

 

This little light of mine

I'm gonna' let it shine.

This little light of mine

I'm gonna let it shine.

This little light of mine

I'm gonna' let it shine

Every day, every day, every day

Gonna' let my little light shine.