151. Old Time Religion

Refrain:
'Tis the old time religion,
'Tis the old time religion,
'Tis the old time religion,
And it's good enough for me.

1 It was good for our mothers,
It was good for our mothers,
It was good for our mothers,
And it's good enough for me. [Refrain]

2 Makes me love ev'rybody,
Makes me love ev'rybody,
Makes me love ev'rybody,
And it's good enough for me. [Refrain]

3 It has saved our fathers,
It has saved our fathers,
It has saved our fathers,
And it's good enough for me. [Refrain]

4 It was good for the prophet Daniel,
It was good for the prophet Daniel,
It was good for the prophet Daniel,
And it's good enough for me. [Refrain]

5 It was good for the Hebrew children,
It was good for the Hebrew children,
It was good for the Hebrew children,
And it's good enough for me. [Refrain]

6 It was tried in the fiery furnace,
It was tried in the fiery furnace,
It was tried in the fiery furnace,
And it's good enough for me. [Refrain]

7 It was good for Paul and Silas,
It was good for Paul and Silas,
It was good for Paul and Silas,
And it's good enough for me. [Refrain]

8 It will do when I am dying,
It will do when I am dying,
It will do when I am dying,
And it's good enough for me. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: It was good for our mothers
Title: Old Time Religion
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the old time religion
Language: English
Publication Date: 2001
Topic: Faith; Salvation; Spirituals (1 more...)
Source: African-American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: YARMOUTH
Key: A♭ Major
Source: African-American spiritual



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