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Higher Ground
Words by Johnson Oatman, Jr.
Music by Charles H. Gabriel

Micah 4:2
"And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD,
and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in
his paths:  for the law shall go forth of Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem."

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          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."

            Chorus
            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.

            Chorus
            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.

          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.

            Chorus
            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.

          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."

            Chorus
            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.


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