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7. I Want to Be Ready

Refrain:
I want to be ready,
I want to be ready.
I want to be ready
To walk in Jerusalem just like John.

1 John said that Jerusalem was four-square,
Walk in Jerusalem just like John.
I hope, good Lord, I’ll meet you there,
Walk in Jerusalem just like John. O [Refrain]

2 When Peter was preaching at Pentecost,
Walk in Jerusalem just like John.
O he was filled with the Holy Ghost,
Walk in Jerusalem just like John. O [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: John said that Jerusalem was four-square
Title: I Want to Be Ready
Refrain First Line: I want to be ready
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Advent
Source: Traditional
Tune Information
Name: [John said that Jerusalem was four-square]
Arranger: R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943)
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Negro Spiritual
Copyright: Arr. © 1936 Paul A. Schmitt Music Company. Copyright Assigned to Belwin Mills. Made in U.S.A. International Copyright Secured. All Rights Reserved. Used by permission of CPP/Belwin, Inc., P.O. Box 4340, Miami FL 33014.



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