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THAT RIVER GONNA RISE

Once in a while that river gonna rise
Once in a while that river gonna rise

Oh, you gotta build that house up
On the rock and not on the sand
Yeah, you gotta build that house up
On a little piece of holy land
Oh, you gotta build that house up
On the rock and not on the sand
Yeah, you gotta build that house up
On a little piece of holy land

That river gonna rise and cover my feet
Rain’s been comin’ down falling in sheets
The north wind might blow
And galvanize our souls
We won’t ever have to build a boat
God already gave that rainbow
But troubles gonna come
And the sky’s gonna cry
That river gonna rise

Chorus:
Don’t be afraid no
Things won’t go on forever this way
Every promise will come true
But until then we’ve got to fight
Cause that river gonna rise
Yeah that river gonna rise 

The Nile, The Jordan
The Rhine, The Ganges
The Amazon, Zambezi
The Mighty Mississippi
Every branch, Every stream
Every brook, Every creek
Sometimes they all gonna rise
So build your house on The Rock
And not sand and then

Repeat Chorus

Once in a while that river gonna rise
Once in a while that river gonna rise

Oh, you gotta build that house up
On the rock and not on the sand
Yeah, you gotta build that house up
On a little piece of holy land
Oh, you gotta build that house up
On the rock and not on the sand
Yeah, you gotta build that house up
For when the rain all comes down

words and music by Jason Deere

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