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I have good new to bring and that is why I sing
All my joys with you I will share
I'm gonna take a trip on that old gospel ship
And go sailing through the air

I'm gonna take a trip on that old gospel ship
I'm going far beyond the sky
I'm gonna shout and sing, until the bells do ring
When I'm sailing through the sky

If you are ashamed of me, you ought not to be
And you better have a care
If too much fault you find, you'll sure be left behind
When I'm sailing through the air

I can hardly wait, I know I won't be late
I'll spend all my time in prayer
And when my ship comes in, I'll leave this world of sin
And go sailing through the air

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