Higher Ground

Text: Johnson Oatman, Jr., 1898
Music: Charles H. Gabriel
This song is Public Domain and Royalty Free, not to be sold
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1. Iím pressing on the upward way,
New heights Iím gaining every day;
Still praying as Iím onward bound,
ďLord, plant my feet on higher ground.Ē

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

2. 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.


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


4. I want to scale the utmost height
And catch a gleam of glory bright;
But still Iíll pray till heavín Iíve found,
ďLord, plant my feet on higher ground.Ē