40. 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,
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
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 3:12-13
Topic: Meeting with God's People: Confession and Forgiveness; African-American
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [Lord, I want to be a Christian]
Key: D Major
Source: African-American spiritual



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