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and if the devil doesn't like it he can sit on a tack ouch!

How many of you sung this song?

I just said this to my daughter, 7, she looked at me as if I was the devil himself LOL

I sang this song all the time when I was a child, is it not sung anymore?

I got the joy joy joy down in my heart! Where? Down in my heart!

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Asked by gbaby01 at 6:10 PM on Apr. 5, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Oh man, that one, and "This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine!"

    and "The B-I-B-L-E, yes that's the book for meeeee, I stand alone for the Word of God, the B-I-B-L-EEEEEEE!"

    Answer by matobe at 6:14 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • o my gosh

    I forgot those one. let is shine let is shine!!!

    thanks for the reminder

    Answer by gbaby01 at 6:16 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • Never heard it sorry I was raised mormon. Now I am a Christian and a non denominational so the music isn't really like hyms

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 6:30 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • Yeeeeeees Jesus loves Meeeeeeeee
    Yeeeeeees Jesus loves Meeeeeeeee
    Yeeeeeees Jesus loves Meeeeeeeee
    for the bible tells me soooooooooooo!

    Answer by WomanOfGod7 at 6:39 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • yes I remember hearing those ... the first one I learned when my babysitter took me to her church, I wasnt saved then, but I learned Jesus loves me for the bible tells me so.

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 6:51 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • haha i LOVED that song growing up. it was one of my favorites to sing cause you got to bounce outta your seat at the word "tack" haha.

    but my favorite was always "roll the gospel chariot" b/c you got to run over the devil (and sometimes my brother haha). does anyone remember that song?

    Answer by okmanders at 6:56 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • Yes I remember that song very well from VBS.

    Answer by sahmamax2 at 7:59 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • Yep I remeber that one well. My mom recorded me singing it when I was like four.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:41 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • I used to have a cassette tape with Various songs on it From I've got the Joy, joy, joy down in my heart
    Seek ye First (though we alwasys sang it Seekey first
    Jesus lives the little children,
    this little light of mine, etc.
    Though I can honestly say I never heard the line about the devil sitting on a tack. It wasn't even on the cassette tape I had. Hmm I wonder if I still have that cassette hidden somewhere.

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 12:16 AM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • Oh I remember those! There was alot of songs that my grandmother taught me as I child. We took walks in late summer afternoons and sat on the swing at twilight and sang those songs. Such wonderful memories!

    Here is one we used to love

    The Gospel Chariot

    We will roll the gospel chariot along
    (2 more times)
    Cause we can't hang on behind.

    If my mother's in the way
    We will stop
    And take her in
    (Repeat 2 more times)
    Cause she can't hang on behind

    (Repeat first line and go through all family members)

    If the devil's in the way we will run right over him
    (Repeat 2x)
    Cause he can't hang on behind

    We also sang
    He's Got the Whole World In His Hands
    Deep and Wide

    Answer by NikkiMomof2grls at 11:51 AM on Apr. 6, 2010

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