Even the devil was an angel 'fore he tried to rush the throne
lord they threw him in hell there all alone
now he makes a castle out of the sinner's bones
you'd be angry too, if you could never go home

Well now, I ain't no preacher no preacher man's son
I done some bad things but I like to have my fun
A thousand ways to heaven, a thousand ways to hell
well I say, the good lord helps those that help themselves

so help yourselves now

Old man Nicodemus could not hear his heart bleed
he saw that Jesus had some tricks up his sleeve
he said "Oh man Jesus I can't do things your way
but I see you work for somebody big, so I'm Backin' your play"

Old man Nicodemus, his pockets they were deep
and on the day that they decided to put Jesus to sleep
Jesus could not care for money now or any such thing
Old Nicodemus paid to have Jesus just buried like a king.

Well now, I ain't no preacher no preacher man's son
I done some bad things lord I like to have my fun
A thousand ways to heaven, a thousand ways to hell
well I say, the good lord helps those that help themselves

so help yourselves now

Our father art in heaven hallowed be thy name
told Noah build a boat, on the driest of days
And everybody in the neighborhood thought old Noah was insane
I guess when the waters receded now the truth was plain

Well now, I ain't no preacher no preacher man's son
I done some bad things but I like to have my fun
There's a thousand ways to heaven, a thousand ways to hell
well I say, the good lord helps those that help themselves

so help yourselves now

Moses was a great man, parted the waters of the red sea
down the road to Egypt he made sure the slaves were free
well he could speak to god, so they say, yes indeed
well the noise of his voice woulda made our poor ears bleed

Moses he had an army I tell ya all his own
They stood in circles outside his very home
And when the Pharaohs got to killin' they left ol' Moses alone
but the Romans drove those nails through Jesus' bones

Well now, I ain't no preacher no preacher man's son
I done some bad things lord I like to have my fun
Why they got Jesus now and not Moses? Who can tell
but they do say, the good lord helps those that helps themselves

So help yourselves now


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    General CommentCan we please try to unravel this one?
    nuumbon August 13, 2012   Link

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