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Voicing/Instrumentation: Primary Children/Primary Solo, Youth Choir Mixed Or Unison

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Children's Songs
Scriptures/Bible/Book of Mormon
Trust in God
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More about Adrienne Foster Potter:
--Majored in Music Theory/Composition at U of U and BYU. Studied under Lowell Durham. --Wrote first song at age 16. --Plays guitar, sings, plays piano, bass, and organ. --Published first songs online in 1995. ----Have had songs performed in various wards and stakes around the country and for regional YA events. Writer, artist, and musician who likes to do projects involving all three of these venues. She has published 9 books on Amazon.com as well as many illustrated, free stories at www.kidsread.info.
Song background:

The story of Noah and the flood, and how he rescued all the animals. Also available online with many color illustrations.

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Lyrics: NOAH'S ARK <br/>– by Adrienne Foster Potter <br/> <br/>The Lord revealed to Noah that there would be a flood, <br/>And rain would fill the whole wide world with water, and with mud. <br/>He told Noah he should build a great big wooden boat <br/>From gopher wood and cedar trees and other woods that float. <br/>Noah and his sons began to cut and saw and build. <br/>The people all made fun of them but they refused to yield. <br/>They built three stories on the ark, with windows and a door; <br/>They were doing something that had not been done before. <br/> <br/>Soon the ark was finished and they loaded their supplies, <br/>And gathered up the animals and birds and butterflies. <br/>They chose the finest horses and the best of cows and sheep, <br/>And beasts as fast as lightening, and those that slowly creep. <br/>Then the rain began to fall from darkened, stormy skies, <br/>And as the roaring thunder clapped the seas began to rise. <br/>The rain came down in torrents for forty nights and days, <br/>As they were shut up in the ark without the sunshine’s rays. <br/> <br/>They worked and fed the zebras, and elephants, and bears, <br/>The cockatoos and kangaroos and lions in their lairs. <br/>Then in the seventh month the ark discovered land and sat <br/>Upon the peaks and mountains in the range called Ararat. <br/>God told Noah it was time to go outside and stand <br/>And let out all the animals to roam across the land. <br/>Then Noah built an altar, to worship God on high, <br/>And God set out a rainbow that glowed across the sky <br/> <br/>CHORUS: <br/>Rain will come and winds will blow, <br/>Rainbows come and rainbows go, <br/>All of this helps us to know <br/>That storms and trials help us grow. <br/>
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