Let us go up to the mountain of the Lord.@Micah 4:2
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Johnson Oatman, Jr. (1856-1922)

Johnson Oatman, Jr., in Songs of Love and Praise, No. 5, by John R. Sweney et al., 1898.

Higher Ground Charles H. Gabriel (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles H. Gabriel (1856-1932)

I’m pressing on the upward way,
New heights I’m gaining every day;
Still praying as I’m onward bound,
Lord, plant my feet on higher ground.

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Lord, lift me up and let me stand,
By faith, on Heaven’s table land,
A higher plane than I have found;
Lord, plant my feet on higher ground.

My heart has no desire to stay
Where doubts arise and fears dismay;
Though some may dwell where those abound,
My prayer, my aim, is higher ground.

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I want to live above the world,
Though Satan’s darts at me are hurled;
For faith has caught the joyful sound,
The song of saints on higher ground.

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I want to scale the utmost height
And catch a gleam of glory bright;
But still I’ll pray till Heav’n I’ve found,
Lord, plant my feet on higher ground.

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