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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.

Chorus 1:
In-a my heart, (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-a my heart.

Chorus 2:
In-a my heart, (In-a 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.

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

4. I don't want to be like Judas
In-a my heart, in-a my heart;
I don't want to be like Judas
In-a my heart.

Chorus 4:
In-a my heart, (In-a my heart,) in-a my heart, (In-a my heart,)
Lord, I want to be a Christian
In-a my heart.

5. Lord, I want to be like Jesus
In-a my heart, in-a my heart;
I don't want to be like Judas
In-a my heart.

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