America, What Will You Choose?

Words and Music by James Wingerter

America! America!
God shed his grace on thee.
and crowned thy good with brotherhood
from sea to shinning sea.

America, you have a choice.
What will you choose?

Oh beautiful for spacious skies
for amber waves of grain,
for purple mountain's majesties
above the fruited plain.

America! America!
God mend thine every flaw.
Confirm thy soul in self-control.
Thy liberty in law.

America, the Lord has blessed you.
Do not forsake your God.

Oh beautiful for heros proved
in liberating strife.
Who more than self their country loved
and mercy more than life!

America! America! May God thy gold refine
'til all success be nobleness
and every gain divine.

America, the Lord calls you!
He's the God of Abraham;
the God of Israel.

Copyright © 2004, James Wingerter

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