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From: PrabhAmaya@aol.com 
Performer: Grateful Dead
Albums: Dick's Picks Volume 8 (Disc 1) Harpur College Binghamt On NY May 2, 1970,   
Wooden Set, Acoustic Daze, Fillmore East, New York, NY 5-15-1970 (late show)(Disc 3), 
Alfred College, NY 5.1.70 (Disc 1) 
Words and music: Fred Rich

Cold Jordan

A
Oh sinning is a gentilized journey, take Jesus as your daily guide
A                               B7                  E
Though you may feel pure and saintly without Him walking by your side
A
And when you come to make your crossing at the end of the pilgrim's way
A                                  E                    A
If you ever will meet your Savior, you will surely meet Him on that day

Chorus:
A                                E    A
Now look at that cold Jordan, look at its deep water
A            D          A           E              A
Look at that wide river Oh hear the mighty billows roar
A                                      E         A
You better take Jesus with you, He's a true companion
A              D        A                   E       A
Oh I'm sure without Him that you never will make it home

That awful day of judgement is coming in the by and by
We'll see our Lord descending in the glory from on high
Oh, let us get in touch with Jesus and in the special love of God
And maybe ever get ready when he comes on Jordan's tide

Chorus:
Now look at that cold Jordan, look at its deep water
Look at that wide river Oh heavy mighty billows roll
You better take Jesus with you, He's a true companion
Oh I'm sure without Him that you never will make it home

Now what you gonna do, Oh what you gonna say
Oh how you gonna feel when you come to the end of the way?
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