The Max Hunter Folk Song Collection

The Master has Come Over Jordan

Cat. #0476 (MFH #433) - As sung by Mrs. Rilla Abbott, Springfield, Missouri on February 15, 1960

VERSE 1
Th' Master has come over jordan
An' hallowed the water on me
He's healing the people who throng him
With th touch of his finger, they say
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Little Rachel an' Samuel an' John
An' dear little Esther, th baby
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VERSE 2
The Father then looked at them kindly
An' said with his tenderly smile
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When___________, so wild

VERSE 3
If th children were tortured by demons
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Like_____________who dwell

VERSE 4
Nay, nay, do not tender me, Nathan
I feel such a burden of care
An' if to th Master, I tell it
Th burden He'll help me to bear
So, over th mountains of Juda

VERSE 5
Along______________, so great
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