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"STEAL AWAY AND PRAY"

from « American Negro Songs »
by J. W. Work, 1940

O, steal away and pray
I’m looking for my Jesus
Steal away and pray
I’m looking for my Jesus
Steal away and pray
I’m looking for my Jesus
Can’t stay away 

Sinners, why don’t you pray?
Sinners, why don’t you pray?
Sinners, why don’t you pray?
I can’t stay away 

 

Seekers, why don’t you pray?
Seekers, why don’t you pray?
Seekers, why don’t you pray?
I can’t stay away 

 
Mourners, why don’t you pray?
Mourners, why don’t you pray?
Mourners, why don’t you pray?
I can’t stay away

 Brothers, why don’t you pray?Brothers, why don’t you pray?
Brothers, why don’t you pray?
I can’t stay away


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