Blind Willie Johnson, Willie B. Richardson Jesus Is Coming Soon cover

Jesus Is Coming Soon
by & Willie B. Richardson
Lyrics and Meaning


Released
February 3, 2014
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Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 0
[Chorus]
Well, we done told you, our God's done warned you,
Jesus coming soon.
We done told you, our God's done warned you,
Jesus coming soon.
Verse 1
In the year of 19 and 18, God sent a mighty disease.
It killed many a-thousand, on land and on the seas.
Verse 2
[Chorus]
Verse 3
Great disease was mighty and the people were sick everywhere.
It was an epidemic, it floated through the air.
Verse 4
[Chorus]
Verse 5
The doctors they got troubled and they didn't know what to do.
They gathered themselves together, they called it the Spanishin flu.
Verse 6
[Chorus]
Verse 7
Soldiers died on the battlefield, died in the counts too.
Captain said to the lieutenant, "I don't know what to do."
Verse 8
[Chorus]
Verse 9
Well, God is warning the nation, He's a-warning them every way.
To turn away from evil and seek the Lord and pray.
Verse 10
[Chorus]
Verse 11
Well, the nobles said to the people, "You better close your public schools."
"Until the events of death has ending, you better close your churches too."
Verse 12
We done told you, our God's done warned you,
Jesus coming soon.
We done told

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