Hymn Information

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Lord, I Want to Be a Christian
Words: American spiritual/folk hymn
Music: Lord, I Want to Be a Christian | American spiritual/folk hymn
1. Lord, I want to be a Christian
In-a my heart, in-a my heart.
Lord, I want to be a Christian in-a my heart.
In-a my heart, in-a my heart,
Lord, I want to be a Christian in-a my heart.

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

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

3. Lord, I don’t want to be like Judas
In-a my heart, in-a my heart.
Lord, I don’t want to be like Judas
In-a my heart, in-a my heart,
Lord, I don’t want to be like Judas in-a my heart.

5. Lord, I want to be like Jesus
In-a my heart, in-a my heart.
Lord, I want to be like Jesus in-a my heart.
In-a my heart, in-a my heart,
Lord, I want to be like Jesus in-a my heart.