700. I'm Gonna Live So God Can Use Me

1 I'm gonna live so (live so)
God can use me anywhere,
Lord, anytime! (anytime!)
I'm gonna live so (live so)
God can use me anywhere,
Lord, anytime! (anytime!)

2 I'm gonna work so (work so)
God can use me anywhere,
Lord, anytime! (anytime!)
I'm gonna work so (work so)
God can use me anywhere,
Lord, anytime! (anytime!)

3 I'm gonna pray so (pray so)
God can use me anywhere,
Lord, anytime! (anytime!)
I'm gonna pray so (pray so)
God can use me anywhere,
Lord, anytime! (anytime!)

4 I'm gonna sing so (sing so)
God can use me anywhere,
Lord, anytime! (anytime!)
I'm gonna sing so (sing so)
God can use me anywhere,
Lord, anytime! (anytime!)

Text Information
First Line: I'm gonna live so God can use me
Title: I'm Gonna Live So God Can Use Me
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Ephesians 2:10; Colossians 1:10; Colossians 1:10-28; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; 2 Timothy 2:20-21
Topic: Christian Life; Dedication and Stewardship; Discipleship4 more...
Source: African American spiritual
Tune Information
Name: I'M GONNA LIVE
Arranger: Wendell P. Whalum (1984)
Meter: Irregular
Key: G Major or modal
Source: African American spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © Estate of Wendell P. Whalum


Text Information:

This African American spiritual has more depth than may at first appear: for people who are bound in slavery to sing about dedicating themselves to God’s use shows a profound awareness of God-given self-worth despite circumstances that would deny their human or spiritual value.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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