Story Behind Early In The Morning

I was on my way to the Jim Bakker show in Branson to pick up Ellie Mae Clampet (Donna Douglas) when I started praying. Next thing I remember is I started singing “Early In The Morning” I talk with Jesus and I knew God was giving me a new song. Jim spoke about restoration that morning and two nights later, one of his staff members told me about his life in prison.

As Jim lay in prison about to die, a prison guard would come by at night and whisper through the bars – don’t be defeated don’t give up. Jim went back through the Bible and read all the Words of Jesus (red letter words). As I listened to the story God told me how to write “Early In The Morning.



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    • Gary Crawford

      Thanks! God has given me so many songs and information I hope to put on regularly. I know very little about computers.Thanks to my son fixing our new web site that will allow me to share more information. God started giving me songs in 1982, many of which sent me to THE BIBLE to see if they were correct. God Bless! Have a Great Day!

    • Gary Crawford


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