463. Lord, I Want to Be a Christian

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,) 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,) 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,) 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,) 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, in my heart
Title: Lord, I Want to Be a Christian
Adapter: John W. Work, Jr., 1871-1925
Adapter: Frederick J. Work, 1879-1942
Publication Date: 2001
Meter: 8 6 8 3 6 8 3
Scripture: Matthew 6:21
Topic: Renewal and Revival
Source: Negro Spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: In my heart
Tune Information
Name: I WANT TO BE A CHRISTIAN
Adapter: Frederick J. Work, 1879-1942
Meter: 8 6 8 3 6 8 3
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Negro Spiritual



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