Three Wooden Crosses5-crd Randy Travis
[C]A farmer and a teacher, a hooker and a preacher,[Am] ridin' on a [F]
[C]midnight bus, bound for Mexico.[G]
One was headed f[C]or vacation, one for higher education, and [Am]
[F]two of them were searchin' for[G] lost souls.[C]
That driv[Dm]er never, ever saw the stop sign, and eight[G]een-[Dm]
wheelers can't stop on a dime.[G]
Now There ar[C]e three wooden crosses on the right side of the highway.[Am]
Why[F] there's not four of them[C] heaven only knows.[G]
I guess it's not what[C] you take when you leave this world behind you.[Am]
It's wh[F]at you leave behind you when y[G]ou go.[C]
That farmer left a harvest, a home and eighty acres, a faith and love for growin' things in his young son's heart.
And that teacher left her wisdom in the minds of lots of children and did her best to give'm all a better start.
And that preacher whispered, "Can't you see the promised land?"as he laid his blood-stained Bible in that hooker's hand.
[Am] [F] [C]That's the story that our preacher told last[G] Sunday, as he held
that blood-stained Bible up for all of us to see. He said,[G]
"Bless the farmer and[Am] the teacher and the prea[G]cher[F]
who gave this Bible to my mama, who read it to me."[G]
There are three wooden crosses on the right side of the highway. Why there's not four of them, now I guess we know.
you see It's not what you take when you leave this world behind you, It's what you leave behind you when you go.
There are three [C]wooden crosses on the right side of the [G]