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Experience the timeless magic of Elvis Presley’s gospel masterpiece, Crying In The Chapel, recorded in 1960. Dive into the soulful melodies and discover the remarkable story behind this iconic song

Crying in the Chapel is a gospel song written by Artie Glenn and recorded by Elvis Presley in 1960. It was released as a single from his album How Great Thou Art, and it became a number one hit on the Billboard Gospel Singles chart.

The song is a moving ballad about a man who is overcome with emotion as he prays in a chapel. He is crying tears of joy, gratitude, and repentance. The song speaks to the power of prayer and the comfort that can be found in God’s presence.

The song has been covered by many other artists over the years, including Aretha Franklin, Johnny Cash, and Roy Orbison. It remains a popular gospel song today, and it is often sung at weddings and funerals.

Here is a snippet of the lyrics:

I saw you crying in the chapel Tears streaming down your face I saw you kneeling at the altar Asking for God’s sweet grace

Oh, I know the feeling you’re feeling The pain and the despair But God is listening to your prayer And He’s gonna answer it, I swear

The song is a powerful rem inder that God is always with us, even in our darkest moments. He is our source of strength and comfort, and we can always turn to Him for help.

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Lyrics

“Crying In The Chapel”

You saw me crying in the chapel.
The tears I shed were tears of joy
I know the meaning of contentment
Now I am happy with the Lord

Just a plain and simple chapel
Where humble people go to pray
I pray the Lord that I’ll grow stronger
As I live from day to day

I’ve searched and I’ve searched
But I couldn’t find
No way on earth
To gain peace of mind

Now I’m happy in the chapel
Where people are of one accord
One accord
Yes, we gather in the chapel
Just to sing and praise the Lord

You’ll search and you’ll search
But you’ll never find
No way on earth
To gain peace of mind

Take your troubles to the chapel
Get down on your knees and pray
Then your burdens will be lighter
And you’ll surely find the way

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