Verse 1: To emulate my mother is fine, to imitate my sister sometimes, to accomplish what my brother has achieved; I would rather be more like Thee, (it's my desire to be more like Thee), I want to more like Thee.
Chorus 1: (I want to walk, I want to talk like He talked), oh I want to be more. (I want to pray like Jesus prayed each and everyday), oh I want to be more, be more like Thee
Verse 2: To win a Grammy one day, to see my name in lights on Broadway; these things don't really matter to me, I would rather be more like Thee.
Chorus 2: (I've gotta love my fellow man, Lord, I've got to lend a helping hand), oh, I want to be more. (I've got to stay holy, but Lord You've got to show me), oh, I want to be more, oh be more like Thee.
Bridge: Use me for Thy service each day, every way, Lord, I pray.
Vamp: Walk like Jesus walked, talk like Jesus talked, I want to be like Him.
Pray like Jesus prayed, each and every day, I want to be like Him.
Love my fellow man, lend a helping hand, I want to be more like Him.
Stay holy, Lord, please show me, I want to be like Him.