I Heard the Preaching of the Elder

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "I heard the preaching of the elder, Preaching the Word (x2), I heard the preaching of the elder Preaching the Word of God" Verses are about the length of Noah's flood, Jonah's stay with "the whale," and the singer's time praying
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: Bible nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dett, p. 62, "I Heard the Preaching of the Elder" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #12223
NOTES: In Dett's verses, every alternate line is "Preaching the Word of God."
The Biblical references are Genesis 6-8 and Jonah 1-2. - BS
Last updated in version 4.0
File: Dett062

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