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In the days of Noah just before the flood
When the wicked had all forgotten God
Brother Noah, built a boat which above God's wrath did float
And the people saw that they were made of mud
As the doors stood open with the gang planked out
Noah and his family entered with a shout
When the scufflers stretched their necks
Noah stepped out on the deck and said
I'm so glad I'm on the inside looking out.

Oh, I'd rather be on the inside looking out
Than to be upon the outside looking in
When the rain began to fall sinners on the Lord did call
But the door was shut and night was settin' in
Then old Noah from the window looking out
Gazed to heaven beyond the water spout
And he said I thank the Lord that I took him at his word
I'm so glad I'm on the inside looking out.

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Good old Daniel lived in Babylon long ago
And he had the grace to tell the devil no
Though he prayed three times a day in the good old fashioned way
They said he to the lions den must go
And lions made him welcomed to their home
For they knew he was nothing but backbone
When the king looked in and said are you alive or are you dead
But I'd rather be on the inside looking out...



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