408. Great Day

Refrain:
Great day! Great day, the righteous marching;
Great day! God's going to build up Zion's walls!
Great day! Great day, the righteous marching;
Great day! God's going to build up Zion's walls!

1 Chariot rode on the mountain top,
God's going to build up Zion's walls!
My God spoke and the chariot did stop,
God's goin' to build up Zion's walls! [Refrain]

2 This is the day of jubilee,
God's going to build up Zion's walls!
The Lord has set His people free,
God's going to build up Zion's walls! [Refrain]

3 We want no cowards in our band,
God’s going to build up Zion’s walls!
We call for valiant-hearted men,
God’s going to build up Zion’s walls! [Refrain]

4 Goin't 'take my breastplate, sword and shield,
God’s going to build up Zion’s walls!
And march out boldly in the field,
God’s going to build up Zion’s walls! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Chariot rode on the mountaintop
Title: Great Day
Refrain First Line: Great day! Great day, the righteous marching
Meter: Irregular with Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: The Christian Life: Victory; Joy; Victory (1 more...)
Source: Traditional Spiritual
Tune Information
Name: GREAT DAY
Arranger: Robert O. Hoffelt, 1920-
Meter: Irregular with Refrain
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Traditional Spiritual
Copyright: Arr. used by permission



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