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224. Ezek’el Saw de Wheel

Ezek’el saw de wheel
’Way up in de middle o’ de air,
Ezek’el saw de wheel
’Way in de middle o’ de air.
De big wheel run by faith,
De little wheel run by de Grace o’ God,
A wheel in a wheel
’Way in de middle o’ de air.

1 Better min’, my sister,
how you walk on de cross,
’Way in de middle o’ de air.
Yo’ foot might slip an’ yo’ soul be los’,
’Way in de middle o’ de air. [Refrain]

2 Let me tell you, brother,
what a sinner will do,
’Way in de middle o’ de air.
He’ll step on you an’ he’ll step on me.
’Way in de middle o’ de air. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Better min’, my sister
Title: Ezek’el Saw de Wheel
Refrain First Line: Ezek’el saw de wheel
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Hymns and Songs: Children
Source: Traditional
Tune Information
Name: [Better min’, my sister]
Harmonizer: J. Jefferson Cleveland (1937-1988)
Key: G Major
Source: Negro Spiritual
Copyright: Harm. © 1981 Abingdon. Reprinted from Songs of Zion by permission.

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