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Doc Hodges: Music

God's Gonna Cut You Down

(Doc Hodges)
May 10, 2011
(Trad.)

You can run on for a long time

Run on for a long time

Run on for a long time

Sooner or later, God'll cut you down

Sooner or later gotta cut you down

 

Go tell that long tongued liar

Go and tell that midnight rider

Tell the rambler, the gambler, the backbiter

Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down

Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down

 

Well my goodness gracious let me tell you the news

My head's been wet with the midnight dew

I've been down on bended knee

Talkin' to the man from Galilee

He spoke to me with a voice so sweet

I thought I heard the shuffle of angels' feet

He called my name and my heart stood still

When he said, "John, go do my will."

 

Go tell that long tongued liar

Go and tell that midnight rider

Tell the rambler, the gambler, the backbiter

Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down

Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down

 

You can run on for a long time

Run on for a long time

Run on for a long time

Sooner or later, God'll cut you down

Sooner or later gotta cut you down

 

Well you may throw your rock

And hide your hand

Workin' in the dark against your fellow man

But as sure as God made black and white

What's done in the dark will be brought to the light

 

You can run on for a long time

Run on for a long time

Run on for a long time

Sooner or later, God'll cut you down

Sooner or later gotta cut you down

 

Go tell that long tongued liar

Go and tell that midnight rider

Tell the rambler, the gambler, the backbiter

Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down

Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down

Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down