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A Gospel Journey Lyrics

Please see each song's parent album for lyrics


Because He Lives
(this song has never appeared on any Oak Ridge Boys recording. This is a live version performed in 1974.)

God sent His son, and they called Him Jesus
He came to love, heal, and forgive.
He lived and died to buy my pardon,
An empty grave is there to prove my Savior lives.

Because He lives, I can face tomorrow.
Because He lives, All fear is gone.
Because I know He holds the future,
My life is worth the living just because He lives.

Then one day I'm gonna cross that river,
I'm gonna fight life's final, life's final war with pain.
And then as death someday gives way to victory,
I'm gonna see those lights of glory and know my Savior reigns.



'Jesus Is Coming Soon' appears on It's Happening & Common Thread


'I Know' appears on International & Common Thread


'Didn't It Rain' originally appeared on Front Row Seats


'Thank God For Kids' appears on Christmas & Colors


'Elvira' originally appeared on Fancy Free


'The Baptism Of Jesse Taylor' originally appeared on The Oak Ridge Boys


'Jesus Is The Man (For The Hour)' originally appeared on Light,
(this is a live version performed in 1974, previously unreleased on an Oak Ridge Boys album)


 'Did I Make A Difference' originally appeared on Front Row Seats


'Jonah, Job & Moses' originally appeared on Front Row Seats


'An American Family' appears on American Dreams & Colors


'Closer To Home' originally appeared on Front Row Seats


 'Live With Jesus' appears on The Boys Are Back


'Loving God, Loving Each Other' originally appeared on From The Heart


'Where The Soul Never Dies' appears on Old Fashioned, Down Home, Hand Clappin', Foot Stompin', Southern Style Gospel Quartet Music & Revival


'Just A Little Talk With Jesus' appears on Live & Revival