Believer I Know
DESCRIPTION: Every alternate line is "Believer I know." The road to Heaven is narrow, "thorny an' ruggy." The road to Hell is broad. "Love everybody"
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish 25, pp. 131-133, "Believer I Know" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [49 words]: Matthew 7:13-14: "Enter ye in at the strait [narrow] gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it" (King James). - RBW
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