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We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder

We are climbing Jacob's ladder, We are climbing Jacob's ladder

Tune: JACOB'S LADDER (Spiritual)
Published in 71 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Full Text

1 We are climbing Jacob’s ladder,
We are climbing Jacob’s ladder,
We are climbing Jacob’s ladder,
Soldiers of the cross.

2 Ev'ry round goes higher, higher,
Ev'ry round goes higher, higher,
Ev'ry round goes higher, higher,
Soldiers of the cross.

3 Children, do you love my Jesus?
Children, do you love my Jesus?
Children, do you love my Jesus?
Soldiers of the cross.

4 If you love Him, why not serve Him?
If you love Him, why not serve Him?
If you love Him, why not serve Him?
Soldiers of the cross.

5 Rise, shine,give God glory,
Rise, shine, give God glory,
Rise, shine, give God glory,
Soldiers of the cross.

Source: African American Heritage Hymnal #464

Text Information

First Line: We are climbing Jacob's ladder, We are climbing Jacob's ladder
Title: We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder
Meter: 8.8.8.5
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We will rise and shine, and give God the glory
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #474
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
The Cyber Hymnal #7168
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #464TextPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #474TextAudioPage Scan
Gather Comprehensive #693TextPage Scan
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #454
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #617
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #220Text
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #428
Small Church Music #3269Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #7168TextScoreAudio
The New Century Hymnal #500Text
The New National Baptist Hymnal #512
The United Methodist Hymnal #418TextAudio
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #187Text
Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #192
찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #314
Include 56 pre-1979 instances



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