402. Lord, I Want to Be a Christian

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1 Lord, I want to be a Christian in my heart, in my heart;
Lord, I want to be a Christian in my heart.
In my heart, in my heart,
Lord, I want to be a Christian in my heart.

2 Lord, I want to be more loving in my heart, in my heart;
Lord, I want to be more loving in my heart.
In my heart, in my heart,
Lord, I want to be more loving in my heart.

3 Lord, I want to be more holy in my heart, in my heart;
Lord, I want to be more holy in my heart.
In my heart, in my heart,
Lord, I want to be more holy in my heart.

4 Lord, I want to be like Jesus in my heart, in my heart;
Lord, I want to be like Jesus in my heart.
In my heart, in my heart,
Lord, I want to be like Jesus in my heart.

Text Information
First Line: Lord, I want to be a Christian in my heart
Title: Lord, I Want to Be a Christian
Meter: Irr.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Sanctifiying and Perfecting Grace: Personal Holiness; Aspiration and Resolve; Children's Choir Selections (3 more...)
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: I WANT TO BE A CHRISTIAN
Adapter and Arranger: William Farley Smith (1986)
Meter: Irr.
Key: D♭ Major
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Copyright: Adapt. and arr. © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House



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