Seek and Ye Shall Find

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Seek and ye shall find, Knock and the door shall be opened, Ask and it shall be given, And the love comes trickling down." Verse: "My brother (my sister, Elder, Deacon, Preacher, ...) the Lord has been here, And the love comes trickling down"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (Dett); 1893 (see notes)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, pp. 20-21, "Seek and Ye Shall Find" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 101 in the 1901 edition) [for 1893 edition, see notes]
Roud #15286
NOTES: An allusion to Matthew 7:7. - RBW
The index to the 1893 edition [of Dett] has "Seek and ye shall find" on page 101 (Thomas P. Fenner and Frederic G. Rathbun, Cabin and Plantation Songs (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1893)). I have not seen page 101. - BS
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