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I Was There When It Happened Lyrics

Artist: Johnny Cash
Album: Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue Guitar

There are some people,who say we cannot tell,
Whether we are saved or, whether all is well;
They say we only can hope and, trust that it is so,
But I was there when it happened and I guess I ought to know.

Chorus
Yes, I know when Jesus saved me (yes, He saved my soul),
The very moment He forgave me (yes, He made me whole);
He took away my heavy burden (yes, He took my sin and),
And He gave me peace within (gave me peace within).
Satan can't make me doubt it (he can't make me doubt it),
It's real and I'm gonna shout it (I'm gonna shout it);
'Cause I was there when it happened (oh, my Lord),
and I guess I ought to know (yes, I ought to know).

Now, I don't care who tells me, salvation is not real,
Though the world may argue, that we cannot feel;
The heavy burdens lifted and the vile sins go,
But I was there when it happened and I guess I ought to know.
Comments/Interpretations
by ,,,, on 11/9/2008 4:58pm
thanks
by nina on 1/25/2009 3:50pm
I really love this song... it cheers me up immediately :)
by JJ on 6/30/2009 8:24am
Great song.
It came out in 1958

By......

Johnny Cash

:-)
by levi on 4/27/2010 5:17pm
this is one of my favs by jc
by Gabs on 7/7/2011 11:06pm
I love Johnny Cash.. I wish I couldve seen him live
by cohen on 10/1/2011 5:32am
i like so much!!
by David on 11/14/2011 7:10pm
Johnny cash didn't right this. it is a classical religous song that played on the radio al day before Johnny made it big.
by jessy on 12/11/2011 10:53am
this is a cover done by Johnny Cash
by Timothy on 5/28/2012 12:31pm
It was written by Jimmy Davis who later became the govenor of louisianna if im not mistaken
by josh on 9/1/2012 2:56pm
this isnt johnny cash's song he covered it by jimmy davis
by james taplin on 6/19/2013 6:56pm
some of these are not the proper lyrics but great song though


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