I Don’t Wanna Go Back


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This track is included in our “Even There” CD Album.



What an unforgettable, glorious day, the day I changed direction

With a brand new heart and brand new King and a brand new destination!

Yet, still alive is a pull inside that draws me backward.

So, when it calls me to stay behind, this prayer will be my answer:



I don’t wanna go back, Lord.  I only wanna go forward.

I don’t wanna go back, Lord.  I wanna move on!

Give me strength, Lord, to overcome again

‘Cause I don’t wanna go back, Lord.  I wanna move on!”


Some days I do what I don’t wanna do and I don’t do what I wanna do.

I’m weary sore from an inside war – Who will come to rescue?

But thanks to Him Who conquered sin and gives me the vict’ry!

So, when temptation knocks again, I’ll sing with all that’s in me:


The sins I know that would shake my soul are sins that keep me company,

And days abound when they keep me down with nothing left within me.

Oh, Lord, it’s then that I feel Your mighty hand behind me.

You move my soul to the onward goal and keep my lips repeating….

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Sheet Music & Audio Formats

SATB a cappella ($6.00, may print 4), SSAA a cappella ($6.00, may print 4), SSA a cappella ($4.50, may print 3), Accompaniment Track ($5.00), MP3 ($1.00)