They Tore The Old Country Church Down Song Lyrics and Chords

They Tore the Old Country Church

 

They Tore The Old Country Church Down Song Lyrics and Chords by Jim Ed, Maxine and Bonnie Brown

 

They Tore The Old Country Church Down
Recorded by Jim Ed, Maxine and Bonnie Brown
Written by J.C. Fralix
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Oh they tore the old  
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country church  
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down
 
Built a  
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big new church way up  
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town
 
With the  
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steeple so high it  
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reaches to the sky
 
And  
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pride has slipped in where  
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love should have  
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been
Oh I long just once more to enter the door
 
Of that  
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little humble church in the  
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dell
 
Where  
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God’s spirit fell and H
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e saved my soul fro
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hell
 
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little humble church over  
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there
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They no longer kneel and pray in the old fashion way
 
They just  
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stand up there and look tall and  
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proud
 
They don’t  
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sing about the cross
 
Or the  
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blood that Jesus  
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lost
 
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big new church way up  
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town
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There is nothing wrong with that church a way up town
 
It’s the  
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members that have let God  
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down
 
If they’d  
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humble themselves and pray
 
They would  
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hear from God  
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today
 
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big new church way up  
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town
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Oh they  
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tore the old country church  
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down

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song They Tore The Old Country Church Down?
– The song They Tore The Old Country Church Down was sang by Jim Ed, Maxine and Bonnie Brown.

 

Who is Jim Ed, Maxine and Bonnie Brown?
– Bonnie Jean Brown (July 31, 1938 – July 16, 2016) was an American country music singer and member of the Browns, a trio popular in the 1950s.

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