The Circuit Ridin’ Preacher Song Lyrics and Chords

Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius

Circuit Ridin' Preacher

 

The Circuit Ridin’ Preacher Song Lyrics and Chords by Jim Ed Brown

 

The Circuit Ridin’ Preacher
Recorded by Jim Ed, Maxine and Bonnie Brown
Written by Tim Spencer
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Rock of ages  
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cleft for  
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me let me hide  
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myself in  
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Thee
The circuit ridin’ preacher used to ride across the land
 
With a  
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rifle on his saddle and a  
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Bible in his hand
 
He told the prairie people all about the  
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promised 
 
land
 
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he went  
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ridin’ 
 
 
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singing down the lane
 
Leaning  
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leaning 
 
 
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leaning on the ever
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lasting 
 
 
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arms
The circuit ridin’ preacher travelled thru the mire and mud
 
Told  
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about the fiery furnace and of  
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Noah and the flood
 
He preached the way to heaven was by water and the  
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blood
 
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he went  
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riding 
 
 
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singing down the lane
 
There is power power  
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wonder working  
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power
 
In the  
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precious blood of the  
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lamb
His rifle may be rusted as it hangs upon the wall
 
And his  
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Bible old and dusty may be  
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never read at all
 
But until the resurrection when we hear the trumpet  
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call
 
His  
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truth is  
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marching 
 
 
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on 
 
 
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Glory glory hallelujah  
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glory glory halle
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lujah
 
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lujah His  
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truth is  
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marching 
 
 
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on

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The Circuit Ridin’ Preacher?
– The song The Circuit Ridin’ Preacher was sang by Jim Ed Brown.

 

Who is Jim Ed Brown?
– James Edward Brown (April 1, 1934 – June 11, 2015) was an American country singer-songwriter who achieved fame in the 1950s with his two sisters as a member of the Browns. He later had a successful solo career from 1965 to 1974, followed by a string of major duet hits with fellow country music vocalist Helen Cornelius, through 1981. Brown was also the host of the Country Music Greats Radio Show, a syndicated country music program from Nashville, Tennessee.

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