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Thanks To Calvary lyrics

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Bill Gaither – Thanks To Calvary lyrics

Today, I went down to the place where I used to go
Today, I saw the same old crowd I knew before
And when they asked me what had happened, I tried to tell them,
Thanks to Calvary, I don't come here anymore.

Thanks to Calvary I am not the man (dad) I used to be
Thanks to Calvary things are different than before.
And as the tears ran down my face I tried to tell them (him)(her),
Thanks to Calvary, I don't come (live) here anymore.

Then we went down to the house where we used to live,
My little boy (girl) ran behind the door, like so many times before;
And I said "Son (Honey) you don't need to be afraid, you've got a new Daddy now,
(And I said, "Son (Honey) never fear, you've got a new Mommy here,)
Thanks to Calvary we don't live here anymore.

Thanks to Calvary I am not the man (dad) I used to be
Thanks to Calvary things are different than before.
And as the tears ran down my face I tried to tell them (him)(her),
Thanks to Calvary, I don't come (live) here anymore.

Thanks to Calvary I am not the man (dad) I used to be
Thanks to Calvary things are different than before.
And as the tears ran down my face I tried to tell them (him)(her),
Thanks to Calvary, I don't come (live) here anymore.

Thanks to Calvary, we don't live here anymore.



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    UnregisteredJun 16, 2012 at 9:41 pm
    Relaying to my oldest son, who's now 31, of my failures. Faults, feelings & decisions I made as a mother, who was saved & seeking god amidst divorce where 4 children were involved, all the tribulations of life: rejection, disappointments, regrets & heartaches; yet we have the power to forgive ourselves, as well as others, go on & choose life that we may live & teach our children's children the bible way, if we stay saved. Pray, turn from our wicked ways-seek god & his righteousness. -regina thompson, 16 june'012.
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    number1jesusfanMar 31, 2011 at 12:09 pm
    I have always been a big fan of Bill and Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming friends. This song is really great. Just to think that because one man died on the cross of calvery we will one day be with him gets me shouting. Like the gaithers I am an old fashioned pentocoastal and love them old time singings. When I hear thanks to calvery I just praise him with all my heart. Thank god I am a child of the king.

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