The Mountain – John Boruff

Verse 1
D                                  A
A man takes a rest upon
D                  A      D                    Am (w/no index finger) (Am+)
The mountain of contemplation
D                      A                     A
Reposing above in the lillies
D              Am+
His Achilles

Em                       F (power chord) (Fp)
It’s an upward climb
Em                             Fp
Gonna take some time
Em                          Fp      G
Flesh and Spirit fight, Lord
Em                 Fp
In order to thrive
Em                Fp
Keep hope alive
Em                  Fp            G
Resist, press on, and strive

Verse 2
D                                      A
The hard times have past
D                       A                           Am+
Some rest at last, and relaxation
D                              A
Your Spirit I can feel
D                A                         Am+
It’s a comfort that is so real

Close: Combine Verse 1 + 2


About John Boruff

John Boruff is the founder of, a husband, father, and sometimes an open air preacher. He graduated from UNC Pembroke in 2008 with a B.A. in Philosophy and Religion and views himself as a Baptistic Pentecostal. As a Christian, he feels connected with all members of the body of Christ, but can identify the most with churches like the Assemblies of God and the Vineyard. In 2015, he released "The Gospel of Jesus Christ," which is meant to be a Bible study for open air preaching. For his other writings, search articles on this site or see the E-Books section.
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