I must believe
I must believe (x3)

Go, go, go
Go, go, go
Go, go, go

They say Jesus is doing nothing,
They say evolution took his place.
There's no God who created the world,
and no Savior for the human race.

Say God is powerless,
He laughs aloud as we cry in pain.
It's just a part of His sick, sick humor,
Forcing us to appreciate.

Chorus:
You say that God is dead
But you're rippin me off!
You can't infect my mind with your vanity.
You say that God is dead
But you're rippin me off!
You can't infect my love with your vanity.
You're rippin me off!
You're rippin me off!
You're rippin me off!
You're rippin me off!

Go, go, go
Go, go, go
Go, go, go
Go, go, go

I must believe
I must believe

They say God doesn't even exist,
We made Him up just to numb our pain.
They can't believe in a loving God,
Who doesn't believe in an atheist!

CHORUS

Go, go, go
Go, go, go
Go, go, go

We take too much, we take too much
We take too much, we take too much

CHORUS


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Rippin Me Off Lyrics as written by Korene M Cooper John Landrum Cooper

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  • +1
    General Comment

    I agree with "Screwie Louie"....

    and tranquil fury, I find it funny that you say "Who cares what it means" when the website you're posting on is called "Songmeanings.net"

    eviltangerineon January 23, 2005   Link
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    According to an interview I read with John Cooper, he got the idea for this song by going to a Marilyn Manson concert

    jars3don February 23, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Have you ever thought you're ripping off the world with your untrue message of Christianity?

    I used to be a Christian too, and I used to feel that fury of "They cant believe in a loving God/ Who doesn't believe in atheists!!"

    God gave us reason, not religion. Jesus of Nazareth was an amazing individual; the miraculous fabrications that have been added to his "factual accounts," however, are revolting.

    Maybe there is a god, maybe there isn't (I personally believe it is logical to conclude that this universe is the result of Intelligent Design). But to ascribe to the belief of there being such an insecure god who felt it necessary to go to the extents of institutionalizing a heaven and hell for those who do and do not "accept" or "believe" in him is pretty humorous.

    mjohnson10on November 26, 2007   Link
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    I don't think this song is a message against atheists in general so much as it against people who try to replace God with science. It's a rebellion against the "New Age" philosophy the world is going through. The world is trying to sell what is false for the truth. They're ripping us off. At least that's what I think they're saying. Also nobody is ruining the song by telling you what is already said in the song.

    mrsticky005on December 12, 2008   Link
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    I love this song! it has a great sound that just plain rocks!

    It's basically about those people who don't believe in God and how they're rippin' off the world with their untrue message.

    Screwie Louieon March 22, 2003   Link
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    Golly gee, that's a powerful message. You know, why can't we let a good song just be that? Who cares what it means, you see, that's where all you Jesus people get it wrong. Sure, praise God, worship God, sacrifice your children to Him, whatever it is you people do. But do you really have to ruin a good song by going and saying something like "THEIR untrue message?" c'mon now...

    tranquil_furyon November 09, 2004   Link
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    The world DOES rip us off with THEIR untrue message; There is no God!

    NEWSFLASH! There IS a God! AND, mr. Fury, we OPPOSE sacrifice, that was Old Covanent! Go read a Bible or something.

    RaWk4ChRiSton January 27, 2007   Link
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    I read somewhere online that John Cooper went to a Marilyn Manson concert and Marilyn said something very offensive about Jesus' existence, and the whole crowd cheered him for it!! John was so upset that he walked out then and there.

    He then wrote this song to tell Christians to stick to their beliefs no matter what people say!

    Evanecence2001on May 15, 2017   Link

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