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Because He Told Me So

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Because He Told Me So

Because He Told Me So


I Danced with Demons and Devils
And Sipped the Wine of Death.
Everything Was Falling Apart
Sinking down with Every Breath.

To Go on That Way Was Folly,
So I Would Take My Life.
I Gave No Thought to Family,
Or What Would Become of My Wife.

I Raised the Gleaming Knife
And Aimed it at My Breast.
Tonight I'd Find Some Peace
And at Last I Would Rest

But Something Stayed My Hand
And I Could Not Stab it In.
Try as I Might I Couldn't Move...
I Could Not See My End.

Then a Voice Soft  and Low
Said," You've Better Things to Do
Then Dance with Demons and Devils..
Do You Know I Love You Too?

That's the Night I Learned
I Wouldn't Have to Go
Jesus Really Loves Me..
Because He Told Me So.

Connie Moore

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