Jesus was way cool.
Everybody liked Jesus.
Everybody wanted to hang out with him.
Anything he wanted to do, he did.
He turned water into wine,
And if he had wanted to,
He could have turned wheat into marijuana,
Sugar into cocaine,
Or vitamin pills into amphetamines.
He walked on the water and swam on the land.
He would tell these stories and people would listen.
He was really cool.
If you were blind, or lame,
You just went up to Jesus*
And he would put his hands on you and you would be healed.
That's so cool.
He could have played guitar better than Hendrix.
He could have told the future.
He could have baked the most delicious cake in the world.
He could have scored more goals than Wayne Gretsky.
He could have danced better than Barishnikof.
Jesus could have been funnier than any comedian you can think of.

Jesus told people to eat his body and drink his blood.
That's so cool. Jesus was so cool.
But then some people got jealous of how cool he was,
So they killed him.
But then he rose from the dead!
He rose from the dead,
Danced around and went up to heaven.
I mean, that's so cool.
Jesus was so cool.
No wonder there are so many Christians.

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    General Commentyeah, this song is good. just because it's just him speaking to piano. and jesus *was* way cool.
    weezerific:cutleryon May 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commentjesus IS way cool. I knew him personally.
    AKickZon March 17, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWhy is your first sentence present tense, but not your second one?
    kmk_natashaon January 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI remember reading an interview with John where he said he liked to take figures that weren't typically 'fashionable' and support them, a sort of subversion of the more usual modern method of saying "f*ck the Man" or whatever. I also recall he did get some abuse at concerts from certain fundy groups who thought he was being sarcastic, which was a real shame.
    mizchiffon July 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHe is being sarcastic though...
    Dressed2Depresson September 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthaha the best part is when they say he "danced around" and went up to heaven
    chase01on December 23, 2008   Link

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