I Want to Be Ready Lyrics

Ben Harper


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Ben Harper
album: Track 6 in album The Will to Live
release date: 1997-5-26
popularity : 122 users have visited this page.
length: 4:03
mastering: Dave Collins
mix: Eric Sarafin
producer: JP Plunier
recording: Todd Burke
background vocals: Agnes Baddoo, Amy Piatt
vocal: Ben Harper
composer: Ben Harper

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How I am strong
Is to know what makes me weak
How I am found
Is to know just whom I seek
The gift of a blessing
The burden of a sin
Turn to him

I want to be ready
Ready to put on
My long white robe

Nailed across
From hand to hand
For the sin
Of woman and man
All upon his earth
Is all within his plan
And I know this shall be
My journey home

I want to be ready
Ready to put on
My long white robe

Covet no silver
Covet no gold
Reach your empty
Hands for him to hold
Up in his kingdom
Glory shall be proclaimed
Sing the song
And praise his name.

Track Listing

  • 1 Faded
  • 2 Homeless Child
  • 3 Number Three
  • 4 Roses From My Friends
  • 5 Jah Work
  • 6 I Want to Be Ready
  • 7 The Will to Live
  • 8 Ashes
  • 9 Widow of a Living Man
  • 10 Glory & Consequence
  • 11 Mama's Trippin'
  • 12 I Shall Not Walk Alone