No Turnin' Back

Story Behind The Song

Recently Lisa and I had a writing session at her home in Nasvhille. She wanted to write a gospel song and already had an idea. We batted around some thoughts, and used the story of Moses and the Israelites' escape from Egypt as inspirational to our dete

Song Description

Quartet style inspirational song that conveys the message that the traveler won't turn back from following God.

Song Length 2:45 Genre Unique - Gospel, Folk - Religious
Tempo Medium Fast (131 - 150) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Joyful, In High Spirits Subject Determination, Hope
Language English


No Turnin' Back
Words & Music by
Lisa Aschmann / Bob Villa

The Is-rael-ites went runnin' out of Egypt
And the wil-der-ness was aw-ful hard to bear
When they came to Canaan's gate, Moses said, "The Lord be praised,
Didn't He promise us He'd get us there?

No turnin' back . . . no turnin' back . . . no turnin' turnin' back
Made up my mind to walk that line, no turnin' turnin' back
Je-sus is my Friend . . . I'll . . . walk His Way to the very end
With Heaven as my goal . . . . . no . . . . . . turnin' back

There's a wil-der-ness out there I gotta walk through
The hills . . . and the valleys steep and wide
Without Je-sus, I'd be lost, but with the pow-er of the cross
I'll keep on walk-in', I'll be safe and sanctified

Now that jour-ney in the desert's not the problem
For the wil-der-ness is mostly in our mind
But be-lie-ving in the Lord . . . and in the pow-er of the Word
Will bring us safely through these troubled times.

Lyrics Lisa Aschmann / Bob Villa Music Lisa Aschmann / Bob Villa
Producer None Publisher None
Performance Bob Villa Label None
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