Favorite Hymns

Were You There?

African-American Spiritual

Luke 23:33
"And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary,
there they crucified him."


Optional Midi

Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Oh!  Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

Were you there when they nailed Him to the tree?
Were you there when they nailed Him to the tree?
Oh!  Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they nailed Him to the tree?

Were you there when they pierced him in the side  
Were you there when they pierced him in the side  
Oh!  Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they pierced him in the side 

Were you there when the sun refused to shine…
Were you there when the sun refused to shine…
Oh!  Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when the sun refused to shine…

Were you there when they laid Him in the tomb?
Were you there when they laid Him in the tomb?
Oh!  Sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble.
Were you there when they laid Him in the tomb?

Were you there when He rose up from the dead?
Were you there when He rose up from the dead?
Oh!  Sometimes I feel like shouting Glory! Glory! Glory!.
When I think how He rose up from the dead!