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Live for the Lord

Lynford Dennis 1956 (Spanish Town)

Live for the Lord my brother
No better friend,no other
When life gets dreary.
He gives comfort to the weary.
Live for the Lord my sister
Gentle words he whisper,
Live for the Lord my child,
In this land demons run wild,
Though the struggles are many
Just take hold of his precious hand,
Strengthen your faith,
Your deliverance can't wait,
Continue living for the Lord
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