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Thread #131   Message #327
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09-Nov-96 - 12:51 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Jacob's Ladder
Subject: RE: Request for info on "Jacob's Ladder"
from the book "Rise up singing" ed. Peter Blood-Patterson:

l. We are climbing Jacob's ladder (3x) soldiers of the cross (brothers, sisters all) 2. Every round goes higher,higher 3. Sinners do you love your Jesus? 4. If you love him, why not serve him? 5. Rise, shine, give God the glory. 6. We are climbing higher, higher

New chorus by Pete Seeger, In Allen (et al) Slave Songs of the US, l867, Pilgrims Hymnal, Friends Hymnal, and other sources.

Regards, from Wyatt Stephens