Yesterday's Preacher

Album: A Little Taste Of Heaven (2005)
  • VS2
    It doesnt seem like so long ago a gentleman of God that I used to know,
    Doing what he could to make the kingdom grow
    He touched my very soul.
    I still recall him standing by the old brown door, shaking hands and saying welcome back once more
    The warmth in his smile you could not ignore; thats what they came there for.

    CHORUS
    This is for yesterdays preacher who gave his life paving the way.
    He was doing his part by giving his heart.
    Thats why Im singing today.
    Thats why Im singing today.

    VS2
    He was jack of all trades he had to do it all from shoveling snow to playing basketball.
    Late in the night he was the one theyd call because he always made trouble seem small.

    VS3
    He never had a life of his own, living week to week was all hed ever known.
    He never reaped the harvest for the seeds hed sown but look how much weve grown.

    CHORUS
    This is for yesterdays preacher who gave his life paving the way.
    He was doing his part by giving his heart.
    Thats why Im singing today.
    Thats why Im singing today.

    VS4
    Then one winter day that preacher died;
    the only time I ever saw that undertaker cry.
    His loving wife bent down and kissed him goodbye and everybody cried.
    Oh but up in heaven now an angel band plays all his favorite hymns at his command
    He and Jesus now walking hand in hand -- Oh what a happy man!.

    CHORUS
    This is for yesterdays preacher who gave his life paving the way.
    He was doing his part by giving his heart.
    Thats why Im singing today.
    Thats why Im singing today.

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