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Words and music: CARL BUTLER
Performer LESTER FLATT AND EARL SCRUGGS
Album: FOGGY MOUNTAIN GOSPEL CD #1 

PLAYING IN "F" CAPO 3rd  FRET "D" PATTERN

BUILDING ON SAND 
 
THEY’RE [D] BUILDING GREAT MANSIONS, [D7] 
BUT THEY’RE BUILDING ON [G] SAND
THEIR TREASURES ARE [D] WORHTLESS 
WHEN BEFORE GOD THEY [A7] STAND
THE ROCK OF SAL-[D]-VATION [D7] IS JESUS [G] ALONE
SO BUILD ON HIM [D] BROTHER HE [A7] CARES FOR HIS [D] OWN
HERE SO MANY ARE SEARCHING [D7] 
FOR PLEASURE EACH [G] DAY
THEY DON’T TAKE THE [D] TIME 
TO KNEEL DOWN AND [A7] PRAY
THEY’RE LOST YES THEY’RE [D] SINKING [D7] 
IN THE QUICKSANDS OF [G] TIME
NO THOUGHT OF SAL-[D]-VATION 
OF [A7] GOD’S LOVE [D] DIVINE
THEY’RE [D] BUILDING GREAT MANSIONS, [D7] 
BUT THEY’RE BUILDING ON [G] SAND
THEIR TREASURES ARE [D] WORHTLESS 
WHEN BEFORE GOD THEY [A7] STAND
THE ROCK OF SAL-[D]-VATION [D7] IS JESUS [G] ALONE
SO BUILD ON HIM [D] BROTHER HE [A7] CARES FOR HIS [D] OWN

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