Petra praise 2

Album cover

Petra Praise 2: We Need Jesus is the seventeenth studio album from Christian rock band Petra. It was released in February 18, 1997 by Word Records. It is the band's second praise album, after Petra Praise: The Rock Cries Out.

Album historyEdit

Petra Praise 2: We Need Jesus was recorded and mixed at The Sound Kitchen in Franklin, Tennessee. Additional overdubs were recorded at The Border, Battery, and The Snack Bar. Mastering was done by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering in Portland, Maine.


Petra Praise 2: We Need Jesus earned Petra their tenth Grammy nomination. The album was nominated in the category of Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album.

Petra Praise 2: We Need Jesus also won a Dove Award for Best Praise and Worship Album in 1998.

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Bob Hartman, except where noted.

  1. "Song of Moses, Rev. 15:3-4" (Words & Music by Jim Cooper and Brian Wooten) – 4:17
  2. "Lord, I Lift Your Name on High" (Words & Music by Rick Founds) – 3:02
  3. "Be of Good Cheer" – 3:55
  4. "Show Your Power" (Words & Music by Kevin Prosch) – 4:10
  5. "I Love You Lord" (Words & Music by Laurie Klein) – 3:53
  6. "The Holiest Name" – 3:34
  7. "Let Our Voices Rise Like Incense" (Words & Music by Linda Whitmer-Bell) – 2:29
  8. "Ancient of Days" (Words & Music by Gary Sadler and Jamie Harvill)– 3:52
  9. "I Waited For The Lord on High" (Words & Music by Bill Batstone) – 2:47
  10. "Lovely Lord" – 4:25
  11. Medley – 5:58
  12. "We Need Jesus" (Words & Music by Scott Springer, John & Dino Elefante) – 4:14



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