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The song was co-written by Doris Akers and Mahalia Jackson with Mahalia Jackson doing perhaps the most famous performances. Notable covers include Inez Andrews.
Where can I get the sheet music for this song “Lord, don’t move that mountain. Just give me strength to climb” ?
Brendalee wrote: ↑Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:48 pm I hope this is the song you are looking for. Maybe I've remembered all the words right.
Lord Don't move that mountain
Lord here I am again,
Down on my knees in prayer.
And Lord you promised me, you would always meet me there,
Now theres a mountain up ahead, that I can't seem to climb,
So I'm asking for the strength to try it one more time.
Lord don't move that mountain, just give me strength to climb,
For if you should move each mountain I might grow weaker every time,
And just as your son Jesus,took the cross up Calvary's hill
Lord don't move that mountain so I may better do your will.
Now if there were no mountains, Lord I might forget to pray,
And if there were no valleys, Lord I might even stay,
I know the higher the mountain, the sweeter the victory,
Lord ever remind me, that you will walk ahead of me.
Hi. Just for your information, Doris Akers did not write the song that you put the lyrics here to. Mahalia Jackson and Doris acres wrote a different song with a similar theme. The words are not quite so detailed, and there are fewer of them.
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