The Model Church

Bluegrass Album Band

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Well wife I've found a model church and worshiped there today 
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It made me think of the good old times before my hair was grey 
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The meeting house was finer built than they were years ago 
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But I found out when I went in it was not built for show 
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The sexton did not set me down away back by the door 
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He knew that I was old and deaf and saw that I was poor 
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He must have been a Christian man he lead me boldly through 
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The long aisle of that crowded church to find a pleasant view 
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I wish you'd heard the singing wife it had the old time ring 
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The preacher said with trumpet voice let all the people sing 
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Oh Coronation was the tune the music upward rolled 
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I thought I heard the angel choir strike on their harps of gold 
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I tell you wife it did me good to sing those hymns once more 
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I felt just like some wrecked marine who gets a glimpse of shore 
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It made me want to lay aside this weather beaten form 
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And anchor in that blessed port forever from the storm 
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Dear wife the toil will soon be o'er the victory soon be won 
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The shining strand is just ahead our race is nearly run 
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We're nearing Canaan's happy shore our hopes so bright and fair 
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Thank God we'll never sin again there'll be no sorrow there 
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There'll be no sorrow there in heaven above where all is love 
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There'll be no sorrow there