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I AM SEEKING FOR A CITY


I am seekin’ for a city
Hallelujah
For a city into de heaven,
Hallelujah
Oh, bredren, trabbel wid me
Hallelujah
Say will you along wid me ?
Hallelujah

Lord, I don’t feel noways tired
Oh, glory, Hallelujah
Hope to shout glory when dis world is on fish
Oh, glory, Hallelujah

We will trabbel on together
Hallelujah
Gwine to war agin de debbel
Hallelujah
Gwine to pull down Satan’s kingdom
Hallelujah
Gwine to build up de walls of Zion
Hallelujah

Dere is a better day a-comin’
Hallelujah
When I leave dis world o’ sorrer
Hallelujah
For to jine de holy number
Hallelujah
Den we’ll tealk de trouble ober
Hallelujah

Gwine to walk about in Zion
Hallelujah
Gwine to talk-a wid de angels
Hallelujah
Gwine to tell God ‘bout my crosses
Hallelujah
Gwine to reign wid Him foreber
Hallelujah

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