Higher Ground (written by Johnson Oatman, Jr.) (arranged by Thomas Whitfield and Rev. Jasper Williams) (recorded by Thomas Whitfield & The Thomas Whitfield Company) Verse 1: I'm pressing on the upward way, new heights I'm gaining every day, still praying as I'm onward bound, oh Lord, plant my feet on higher ground (higher ground). Verse 2: My heart has no desire to stay, where doubts arise and fears dismay. Though some may dwell where these abound, oh Lord, my prayer, my aim, is higher ground, (higher ground). Chorus: Lord, lift me up and let me stand. by faith on heaven's table land, a higher plane I have found; (plant my feet on higher ground) higher ground. Verse 3: I want to live above the world, though Satan's darts at me are hurled; for faith has caught all joyful sound, the song of saints on higher ground (higher ground). Chorus Vamp 1: Lord lift me up, Jesus, lift me up just enough. Lord, lift me up, Jesus, lift me up just enough Vamp 2: Lord lift me up, Jesus lift me up just enough Lord lift me up, Jesus lift me up, just lift us, oh yes. Vamp 1 Ending: (I know you'll plant my feet on higher ground) higher ground.