Where My Lord Went to Pray

DESCRIPTION: "Way over yonder beyond the mountain, Where my Lord went to pray, They dressed my Lord in a long white robe...." "He hewed him out a cross..." "Come and help me bear this old cross along...." The singer tells of Jesus's death and salvation
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: religious Bible Jesus
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 654, "Where My Lord Went to Pray" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 654, "Where My Lord Went to Pray" (1 incomplete tune plus a text excerpt)

Roud #11944
cf. "Never Said a Mumbling Word" (floating lyrics)
NOTES [44 words]: According to Mark 15:21, etc., Jesus needed help to carry his cross, though John (19:17) says he carried his own cross. The size of the cross is not specified, and when the soldiers dressed Jesus in fine clothes, they put him in a *purple* cloak (Mark 15:20). - RBW
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File: Br3654

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