My Mother’s Bible Song Lyrics and Chords

Don Reno and Bill Harrell

My Mothers Bible - Don Reno & Bill Harrell

 

My Mother’s Bible Song Lyrics and Chords by Don Reno and Bill Harrell

 

My Mother’s Bible
Recorded by Don Reno and Bill Harrell
Written by Don Reno
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There’s a book that mother left me
 
That grows  
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sweeter every  
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day
I have often read the pages
 
Since my  
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mother passed  
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away
 
When but  
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just a baby boy
 
I would  
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sit upon her  
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knee
Mother looked just like an angel
 
When she  
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read this book to  
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me

Mother’s bible oh how dear

 
With the  
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covers worn and  
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old
Mother’s bible much more sweeter
 
Worth much  
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more to me than  
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gold
 
And she  
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told me yes she told me
 
Just  
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before she went to  
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sleep
 
If I  
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read it and believed it
 
Jesus  
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then my soul would  
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keep

Now my mother’s gone to heaven

 
And some
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times I feel so  
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sad
Then I go get mother’s bible
 
That she  
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left for me and  
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dad
 
Through the  
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years there may be changes
 
But one  
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change there’ll never  
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be
It’s that old and faded bible
 
That my  
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mother left for  
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me

Repeat #3,4

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song My Mother’s Bible?
– The song My Mother’s Bible was sang by Don Reno and Bill Harrell.

 

Who is Don Reno and Bill Harrell?
– Donald Wesley Reno (February 21, 1926 – October 16, 1984) was an American bluegrass and country musician best known as a pioneering banjo and guitar player who partnered with Red Smiley, and later with guitarist Bill Harrell.

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