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O God We Ain’t What We Oughta Be

Choral Introit or Call to Worship
Words: Old Slave Preacher
Music: Tom Council

Dallas area United Methodist musician and composer Tom Council set these words as an SATB a cappella choral introit or call to worship for Black History Month or general use:

O God, we ain’t what we oughta be.
O God, we ain’t what we wanna be.
O God, we ain’t what we gonna be.
But thank God, we ain’t what we wuz.

"O God We Ain’t What We Oughta Be" (pdf)

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