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What songs are on "The Boys Aren't Backin' Down?" (2009)?

Here's what songs on the "The Boys Aren't Backin' Down" CD, released in December 2009:

1. Strangest Folks ("Stranglehold" by Ted Nugent)
2. Very Wiser ("Paralyzer" by Finger Eleven)
3. Bible in Hand ("Travelin' Band" by Creedence Clearwater Revival)
4. Rocky Start ("Rockstar" by Nickelback)
5. He Really Got Mad ("You Really Got Me" by The Kinks and Van Halen)
6. Smarten Up ("Start Me Up" by The Rolling Stones)
7. Amos ("Layla" by Eric Clapton)
8. Play Fair Delilah ("Hey There Delilah" by The Plain White T's)
9. Lost and Found ("Round and Round" by Ratt)
10. I Made the Team ("I'm Eighteen" by Alice Cooper)
11. Read Ephesians ("Sweet Emotion" by Aerosmith)
12. Sabbath Day's Quite Alright for Nice Things ("Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" by Elton John)
13. Shoestring Tie-er ("Shooting Star" by Bad Company)
14. I Saw the Answer There ("I Saw Her Standing There" by The Beatles)
15. Life in the Last Days ("Life in the Fast Lane" by The Eagles)
16. Judgment Gets Passed ("Jumpin' Jack Flash" by The Rolling Stones)
17. The Boys Aren't Backin' Down ("The Boys Are Back in Town" by Thin Lizzy)
18. Catch That Fever ("Cat Scratch Fever" by Ted Nugent)


Strangest Folks
Parody of "Stranglehold" performed and written by Ted Nugent
(1 Cor. 1:18-21, 3:18-19, 4:10)

Here I come again now, baby
Writin' parodies
Can tell it's me by the band that I play with
Apologetically
We've all been rockin' for so long
And now we're here to say
God uses the strangest folks baby
To let the world know the way

Two Tommys -- Milnes and Tincha, baby
Guitars to match the sound
You know by now J. is my name baby
Because I've been around
And Jimmy's still got the best beats
And Keith he is our bass
God uses the strangest folks baby
I'm gonna rest my case

1 Corinthians 3:18-19
Do not deceive yourselves. If any one of you thinks he is wise by the standards of this age, he should become a "fool" so that he may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. As it is written: "He catches the wise in their craftiness"; and again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."


Very Wiser
Parody of "Paralyzer" performed and written by Finger Eleven
(James 1:5-8)

I know lots of nerdy things
To me it might seem
That trivia's cool and neat
But most of that stuff's just good
For Jeopardy and a few crossword puzzle books
Chess club is not for me
I must pretend to think
Then I just move a piece
But I have a strategy
That I embrace
For the questions I face

Well, I'm not very wise
But I seek to be instructed by You
I'm gonna pray to You, because You said You will
If somebody lacks wisdom like I often do
You're always give it to them when they pray to You

A whole lot of Harvard shrinks
Would surely think
I took it too lit'rally
They're so smart they've gotten dumb
I suggest they go
Just once and read in James 1
Wisdom will grow for me
And those who seek Thee
No Ivy League school competes
'Cause that's still a strategy
That's smartly based
On what James 1:5 says
CHORUS

James 1:5
If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.


Bible in Hand
Parody of "Travelin' Band" performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival and written by John Fogerty
(1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, 5:1-3; 1 Corinthians 15:51-52, Matthew 24:27-31, Acts 1:10-11)

See the Lord in Heaven's comin' out of the sky
Well, He said He'd come to get us and He did not lie
You gotta move
Prayin' with a Bible in hand, yeah
Well, it's time for Christ to land
Find Him while you can
Prayin' with a Bible in hand

Let me do a show and tell
I ain't gonna go to hell
C'mon, c'mon, won't you let me tell the truth
You gotta move
Prayin' with a Bible in hand, yeah
Well, it's time for Christ to land
Try to understand
Prayin' with a Bible in hand

Listen' to the way to go
Talkin' to all the lost souls
Come to God through Christ you gotta call His name and listen
Gotta move
Prayin' with a Bible in hand, yeah
Well, it's time for Christ to land
Try to understand
Prayin' with a Bible in hand

LEAD

He will come again like a thief in the night
Will you finally recognize Him -- will you get that we were right?
You gotta move
Prayin' with a Bible in hand
Well, it's time for Christ to land
Find Him while you can
Prayin' with a Bible in hand
Whoa!

SECOND LEAD

Whoa! Prayin' with a Bible in hand
Prayin' with a Bible in hand
Find Him while you've still got a chance
Prayin' with a Bible in hand
Well, the time is close at hand
Find Him while you can
Prayin' with a Bible in hand
Whoa!

1 Thessalonians 5:1-2
Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.


Rocky Start
Parody of "Rockstar" performed by Nickelback and written by Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger & Daniel Adair
(Matthew 7:24-27, 21:42; Luke 6:47-49, 1 Corinthians 3:9-15, Psalms 118:22-23, 1 Peter 2:4-8)

I'm through with sand in my eyes because of weather and wind
Seemed like a tropic paradise -- I remember movin' in
This life hasn't turned out quite the way I thought it would be
(Tell me what you want)
I want a brand new house -- one that's never gonna drift
Or collapse whenever the rains fall in
And I think time's come to give up this sandbox dream
(Yeah, so what you need)
I need to get it started -- I'll begin it
With a big flat layer of bedrock in it
Gonna fortify my house like Matthew 7 counsels me
(Built better, done right)
I've got a new toolbox called the Word of God
And I'll start on top of the Solid Rock
Cause it's Extreme Human Makeover time for me
(So how you gonna do it)
I'm gonna change this life before it's in flames
I'll even call Ty here to trade my space

Cause we all just gotta get a big rocky start
So we can build our house without a shifting yard
It don't come easy, but it's dug down deep
The walls stay standing and the steps won't creek
And we'll hang tough in the cruelest storms
When you see high winds on the news reports
Every good homebuilder doesn't wind up scared
Cause it's way more sturdy than the beach down there
And, hey, hey, I'm gonna need a rocky start
Hey, hey, I'm gonna need a rocky start

I wanna build a great, white palace with stuff that lasts
So I can make a Taj Mahal and not a big sandcastle
Not with stubble, wood, or grass like in First Corinthians 3
(I'll have a casa de Dios, uh huh)
I'm gonna bless my house with the greatest plans
He said in John 14:2 there's plenty more mansions
Decorate with silver, gold, and precious stones provided for me
(So how you gonna do it?)
I'm gonna change change this life before it's in flames
I'll even call Ty here to trade my space

REPEAT FIRST CHORUS
And we'll wipe out all the private rooms
Where we had addictions buried in their painted tombs
I guess you never think this but in a while
Everybody's gettin' dug deeper once we've died
Well, hey, hey, I'm gonna need a rocky start

I'm gonna seize that stone that the builders rejected
Gonna pass all codes when it gets inspected
Let washed-up sinners try to mock my song
They're sinkin' in the mire because they built it wrong
REPEAT FIRST CHORUS & SECOND CHORUS

Matthew 7:24-25
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock."


He Really Got Mad
Parody of "You Really Got Me" performed by The Kinks and Van Halen and written by Ray Davies and "Ain't Talkin' 'bout Love" performed by Van Halen and written by Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony & David Lee Roth
(Matthew 21; Mark 11; Luke 19; John 2; 1 Timothy 6; Malachi 3:1, 3:10; Proverbs 16:8, Isaiah 56:7, Jeremiah 7:11)

Yeah, they really got Him goin'
They got Him so mad there was trouble brewin'
Yeah, they really got Him mad
They got Him so mad He was not nice
Yeah, they really got Him mad
The Gospels show the temple was in ruins
Oh, Yeah, they really got Him mad
He started throwin' out the bad guys
He really got mad, He really got mad, He really got mad

He called it a den of thieves
He only wanted to see it purified
Yeah, they really got Him mad
He stopped the show and said it's not right
Yeah, they really got Him mad
They bought and sold and kept the money movin'
Oh, yeah, they really got Him mad
They got His goat I told ya 10 times
He really got mad, He really got mad, He really got mad

SPOKEN:
People seem to have a misconception about what the Bible says about money
Some people think the Bible says that money is the root of all evil
But what the Bible really says is the love of money is the root of
All sorts of evil, all kinds of evil
Jesus Himself says that man cannot serve both God and money
He will love one and he will hate the other
So, which one are you going to love -- God or money?
Now the love of money is not love at all -- it's avarice
And the only true kind of love is the love that comes from above
The love of God, and God is love
And as you know from First Corinthians 13, it says

You ain't squat without love
The love that's gotten through the Lord
Ain't squat without love
It's like First John, chapter 4, chapter 4, chapter 4

See, it's in First Timothy
The love of money's evil, no lie
Yeah, you'll read in chapter 6
With food and clothes we should be satisfied
Yeah, you'll read that godliness
Is not just so we can keep money accruing
Yeah, you'll read that godliness
Just on it's own is immensely gratifying
We really want that, we really want that, we really want that

Matthew 21:12
Jesus entered the temple area and drove out all who were buying and selling
there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of
those selling doves.


Smarten Up
Parody of "Start Me Up" performed by The Rolling Stones and written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
(2 Timothy 3:15, Isaiah 40:8)

Well, if you're smart read up
Yeah, if you're smart read all the Word of God
Well, if you're smart read up
Yeah, if you're smart read up -- you'll never stop
I've been learning lots
And God put wisdom down in all the spots
Well, if you're smart read up
Yeah, if you're smart read up and never stop, never stop, never stop, never stop

You'll make a grown man wise
You'll make a grown man wise
You'll make a grown man wise
Start at a point and just a-read
I walked through it and it made me believe

Smarten up
You got to start and leave it all to God, to God, to God
You ain't complete
If you got it but you never read
If you slough it off
If you laugh it off, you're not enough, smart enough, start it up, smarten up

Don't waste a moment's time
Don't waste a moment's time
Don't waste a moment's time

Lilacs might fade
My grass grows gray
God's Word in Greek and Hebrew's
Made, made to stay, stay

Smarten up!
Ah, you got to, you got to get it read and never stop
Smarten up! Ooh!
Ah, baby, once you start it up
It gets better and better

You'll make a grown man wise
You'll make a grown man wise
You'll make a grown man wise

Dive right on in
That Bible speaks
It takes some patience but you'll get it if you seek

But the smart read up
Get intelligent and never stop, never stop, Genesis to Revelation
Smarten up
Never stop, never stop

Yo! Yo! You make a grown man wise
Yo! You make a dead man young
Yo! Yo! You make a deaf man dumb

2 Timothy 3:15
and how from infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.


Amos
Parody of "Layla" performed by Eric Clapton and Derek and the Dominos and written by Eric Clapton & Jim Gordon
(Amos 7:10-17)

What are you doin' here, you looney?
No-one made you prophesy
You'd better run -- you'll die unless you don't
You know you're just some foolish guy

Amos -- go back to watchin' sheep
Amos -- stop makin' prophecies
Amos -- are you gonna heed my stern advice?

So why'd you visit a foreign nation
When your own land is just due south?
Goodbye, you fool
Don't tell us what to do
Or Jeroboam will cut you down

Amos -- go back to watchin' sheep
Amos -- and sycamore-fig trees
Amos -- are you gonna heed my stern advice?

We're a successful civilization
And our economy's goin' great
So please don't say
Another word today
About our moral lapse and faith
REPEAT FIRST CHORUS

Amos 7:12-13
Then Amaziah said to Amos, "Get out, you seer! Go back to the land of Judah. Earn your bread there and do your prophesying there. Don't prophesy anymore at Bethel, because this is the king's sanctuary and the temple of the kingdom."


Play Fair Delilah
Parody of "Hey There Delilah" performed by The Plain White T's and written by Tom HIggenson
(Judges 16:4-31)

Play fair Delilah
Though I like you and you're pretty
There's a thousand pounds of weight
I'm lifting right now and you're sitting on my shoes
Most girls ain't quite as light as you
But it's very rude

Play fair Delilah
Though you're really quite persistent
It's not fair how you get on me
Cause I'm strong without nutrition or exercise
Didn't you employ some private eyes
To find out why

Oh, what you do to me
Oh, it's much too cruel to me
Oh, what you do to me
Oh, it's worse than UFC, and WWE

Play fair Delilah
I know I'm not sweatin' hard
But, girl, you really shouldn't send in guys to do mixed martial arts
When I'm in bed
We'll have to fight until they're dead
And my wardrobe's wrecked

Play fair Delilah
You've got steroid allegations
Though I'm simply strong you wrote that I was taking HGH
And I am not -- even though I love to read your blog
Girl, that was wrong
CHORUS

A thousand pounds seems pretty hard
But I ain't got veins that strain my arms
It bothers you that I have some other way
Your friends they always cause a fuss
But I just laugh and whomp their butts
You know that none of them have felt such pain
Delilah, I can promise you
The Bible will reveal the truth
But, girl, you'll never ever read a page
'Cause you're New Age

Play fair Delilah
Just be good and don't you dis me
No more tears or I'll be done with you
And I'll remain a mystery with no clue
You'll need a dog like Scooby Doo
You can be as clever as you want to
Hey, where did I leave my shampoo
That one's for you

Oh, what you do to me
Oh, it's much too cruel to me
Oh, what you do to me
Oh, it's worse than UFC -- it's like watchin' Halo 3

Judges 16:16
With such nagging she prodded him day after day until he was tired to death.


Walk on the Water
Parody of"Smoke on the Water" performed by Deep Purple and written by Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillian, Roger Glove, Jon Lord & Ian Paice
(Matthew 14:25-33; Isaiah 26:3)

We saw Him on the water
On the lake when it was storming
The waves crashed against the boat, but
He didn't seem to mind
James, Andrew and the others
Were wishin' they were safe and sound
It sounds stupid, but I cried out
"Let me take a walk around!"

Walk on the water – Messiah, let me try!
Walk on the water

He turned 'round and said, "Come out!"
I started to walk around
I looked about and started feelin' doubt
Thought for sure I would drown
When it all was over
He had to pull me from the lake
As I was drying out
Said, "Peter, why'd you lose your faith?"

Walk on the water – your eyes on Messiah
Walk on the water

I ended up with a lot more faith
Learned a lesson on that day
That when you're on the boat and He says to walk outside
You keep your eyes on Christ
'Cause if you know Christ and you trust Him
No matter where you sail
No matter what you set out to do
I know, I know you never will fail

Walk on the water – beside Jesus Christ
Walk on the water

Matthew 14:29
"Come," he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus.


Lost and Found
Parody of "Round and Round" performed by Ratt and written by Robbin Crosby, Warren DeMartini & Stephen Pearcy
(Genesis 3; Luke 15:1-32, 19:10; Romans 5:10; Revelation 13:8)

Adam and Eve were wearin' leaves
Seekin' to hide because they bought the lie
Tightened their belts, excused themselves
God said, Away! I'll put you somewhere else
I'm gonna make another way
You're gonna go but then I'll see you again
You'll have it rough, I've said enough
Someday you'll see

God knew right from the beginning
That you would end up sinning
He knew right from the start
The human error in our hearts
Lost and found -- we're lost-a but He just seeks and finds
Lost and found -- when God's around, grace abounds
I'll tell you why

Lookin' at Luke, chapter 19
Verse 10 it shows, you know, that Jesus said He
Would seek and find the lost of mankind
'Cause God ordained
It in the fullness of time
Like Romans shows if you will check
Chapter 5 verse 10 His grace it thrives
When bad stuff is addin' up
God's grace excels
CHORUS

Adam and Eve were wearin' leaves
Seekin' to hide because they bought the lie
Tightened their belts, excused themselves
God made a way -- but sendin' Someone else
Lost and found ...

Luke 19:10
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."


Read Ephesians
Parody of "Sweet Emotion" performed by Aerosmith and written by Steven Tyler & Tom Hamilton
(Ephesians 6:10-18)

Read Ephesians, Read Ephesians

Talk about things I know God prepares
Spiritual things that your body wears
Call 'em by name, but I gotta make clear
You can't stand baby if you leave 'em in here

One piece of the armor is a plate of righteousness
It's a get-up that goes up on top of your chest
And your Gospel shoes, these are real good tires
And the belt of truth to get your pants up higher

Read Ephesians, Read Ephesians

You put on the salvation helmet to start
But the devil overtook you with his little cruel darts
Your shield of faith keeps them from goin' inside
They can't touch you if you have it on tight

Stand then firm 'cause when Satan attacks
I think you better pray, did ya think about that
The Word of God's somethin' that's a sword on your hand
And He wants you to know it and to read and understand

Read Ephesians, Read Ephesians

Ephesians 6:11
Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes.


Sabbath Day's Quite Alright for Nice Things
Parody of "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" performed by Elton John and written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
(Mark 3:1-6; Luke 13:10-17)

In Galilee we had a scene one day
I'll tell you what the Lord did here
The Sabbath was clogged in the synagogue
When a withered-handed fool appeared
The poor man was sufferin' but the Pharisees did nothin'
And they all waited for Jesus there
But Jesus broke through their traditions and rules
The hand once diseased He repaired

Oh, don't give us none of your regulations
I've had it with you hypocrites
Sabbath day's quite alright for nice things -- get a little practice in
Man,they're gettin' spoiled now that Jesus came
God just heals 'em left and right
And Sabbath day's quite all right for Christ
Sabbath day's quite alright, alright, alright, ooh

Well, her back was a sight, I'm being polite
Was bendin' over double to half of her height
Jesus loosed her crippled muscles there in Luke 13
After 18 years she straightened out and she was freed!
A couple other times when the Sabbath was right
Was a man with-a dropsy and a man born blind
Peter's feverish mother-in-law and a demoniac
And Bethesda with the man who had the mat

Oh, don't give us none of your bad religion
I've had it with you hypocrites
Sabbath day's quite alright for nice things get a little practice in
Man, they're gettin' spoiled now that Jesus came
God just heals 'em left and right
And Sabbath day's quite all right for Christ
Sabbath day's quite alright, alright, alright, ooh

Mark 3:4
Then Jesus asked them, "Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they remained silent.


Shoestring Tie-er
Parody of "Shooting Star" performed by Bad Company and written by Paul Rodgers
(John 1:26-27; Malachi 3:1)

Johnny was a little boy
When he heard 'em say Jesus would come
In the womb, I think he was
And from there he started kickin' his mom
Wound up in the desert
Used to stay there every night
Now he's known as Johnny the Baptist
And everyone knows why
Don't you know?

Johnny told his followers
Hey – Messiah is on the way
I'm gonna get you baptized
So we need to get started today
Many came to the Jordan to hear 'bout the Messiah
Johnny said, I'm not worthy – Messiah's shoes to tie
Don't you know?

Don't you know that I'm not His shoestring tie-er
Don't you know?
Don't you know that I'm not His shoestring tie-er
And I with water wash you – but there's one
That's gonna use fire

Johnny waded in the river
And made 'em go underwater
Suddenly everyone loved to hear the things he taught there
One day the Lord dropped by
And tried to get baptized too
Johnny looked astounded and said
Well, I need to be baptized by you
Don't Ya know?

Don't you know that I'm not Your shoestring tie-er
Don't you know?
Don't you know that I'm not Your shoestring tie-er
And I with water wash You – but there's one
That's gonna use fire ... that's You, Messiah!

LEAD
CHORUS

Johnny died one night – died a prison death
Daughter of the queen – she demanded Johnny's head
Jesus Christ said that John was the world's greatest man
But the least one in the kingdom is still greater than – John
CHORUS

John 1:27
"He is the one who comes after me, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie."


I Saw the Answer There
Parody of "I Saw Her Standing There" performed by The Beatles and written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
(1 Peter 3:15; Hebrews 4:12; Acts 17:11; 3 John 1:3-4; Jude 1:3; Nehemiah 8:8)

Well, see in Acts 17
The dudes were known as Bereans
And they checked the Book
Each day when Paul was there
Now all of them are our brothers, whoa
'Cause they saw the answer there

Well, First Peter, 3:15
Says I -- I should be
Ready for the ones
Who call on us to share
We should defend truth with honor, whoa
'Cause we saw the answer there

Well, you start that book
With a heart that looks
And an open-ended mind

Well, we can't prove what's right
If we don't read what's inside
So before too long you'd better learn the Word
Now is your chance to discover, whoa
How I saw the answer there

REPEAT BRIDGE & THIRD VERSE

Acts 17:11
Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true.


I Made the Team
Parody of "I'm Eighteen" performed by Alice Cooper and written by Vincent Furnier & Michael Bruce
(Titus 3:5, Ephesians 2:8-9)

I fall on my face and hands
The last ball knocked me on the ground
"Find us a hitter," hey shout in the stands
I'm annoying all the fans

I made the team -- and I don't know how to bunt
Made the team -- I just don't score any runs
Made the team -- I've got swing and pray
I'm gonna get out anyway
I'll go running to the wrong base, oh yeah

I've got, a Babe Ruth's waist and an old man's arm
Look at me field -- you'll get alarmed
Don't always throw where I'm taught, there's no doubt
Still I keep winnin' -- it's a miracle how

But I made the team -- I get confused every play
Made the team -- I guess I'm no Willie Mays
Made the team -- my God He did the trade
LEAD

I fall on my face and my hands
I fall at the feet of Christ
I'm just a sinner -- a little-league life
But I'm important in my Lord's plans
I made the team, and I like it!
Yes, I like it! Whoa, I like it, love it, like it, love it
Made the team, made the team, made the team and I like it!

Titus 3:5a
he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.


Life in the Last Days
Parody of "Life in the Fast Lane" performed by The Eagles and written by Joe Walsh, Don Henley & Glenn Frey
(The Book of Revelation)

It's sorta hard to understand, but it's totally awesome
And it's eternally finished
Who wrote it up? It was John the Apostle
Aand the Lord said it won't diminish
He had fantastic revelations of the future news
Sent here from Jesus, sent here for you
When he saw Jesus comin', John fell down as dead
He told him, Grab your tablet and write this down instead
Life in the last days -- sure to make you lose your mind
Life in the last days -- yeah, heh

He saw four horsemen, holding the reigns
Of colorful stallions, who brought different things
He who rode the white conquered, and the red one brought war
And the black one brought famine; then pale horse number four
There was death in the saddle, ridin' out through space
He had Hades right behind him, killed a fourth of the human race
All of the people, were trying to hide
When the earth started shakin' and the moon turned to blood -- the sun was
Black in the last days -- sure to make you lose your mind
Life in the last days -- yeah, heh
Life in the last days -- everything prophesied
Life in the last days -- yeah, heh

So much to tell you; I've got one verse. Man didn't heed the stop signs
And the earth got worse and worse
If you're a Christian, baby, you don't need to fear a thing
If you're not, go read the Bible 'cause there's more than I can sing
There's a false messiah, the people will think he's Christ
The world will take his number, but they'll have to pay his price
They'll look up and they'll see Jesus and they'll know that they've lost
He won the war when He was dyin' on the cross and it was
Life in the last days -- sure to make you lose your mind
Life in the last days -- yeah, heh
Life in the last days -- everything prophesied
Life in the last days -- yeah, heh

Revelation 1:1
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John ...


Judgment Gets Passed
Parody of "Jumpin' Jack Flash" performed by The Rolling Stones and written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
(Hebrews 9:27, Romans 6:23, Ecclesiastes 12:7)

I was born -- with no past lives, here I came
And I doubt that there's more if I die in vain
But we all die once -- and that's just a fact
Then we all rise -- the judgment gets passed and you can't come back

I'm amazed but the truth is gettin' hacked
By the fools who say man dies and comes right back
But we all die once -- and that's just a fact
Then we all rise -- the judgment gets passed and you can't come back

Wait around 'til your time's up and then you're dead
Are you countin' on bein' reincarnated?
Will you frown as your crumble to dust, my friend
Write this down -- Hebrews 9 verse 27
Yes it says
That we all die once -- and that's just a fact
Then we all rise -- the judgment gets passed and you can't come back

Hebrews 9:27
Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment ...


The Boys Aren't Backin' Down
Parody of "The Boys Are Back in Town" performed by Thin Lizzy and written by Phil Lynott
(Acts 2-4)

Guess who just got back today?
Them low-life boys out of Galilee
Something's changed; they're much too brave
But, man, I still think them cats are crazy

They were actin' as if He was still around
Talkin' in tongues and freakin' me out
Told us He was livin' right now
Tried to say the Lord had raised Him

The boys aren't backin' down, the boys aren't backin' down
The boys aren't backin' down, the boys aren't backin' down
The boys aren't backin' down, the boys aren't backin' down
The boys aren't backin' down, the boys aren't backin' down

You know that cripple who couldn't stand or walk?
Every time he'd be on the floor beggin' what we got
Man, at the temple, he would do it at the same spot
I mean he was scenery
Then, that guy, you know he met John and Pete
Well, that cripple got up and leapt on his feet
Man, we just yelled in disbelief
If that's a trick, I wanna know, it's clever
CHORUS

They're spreadin' the word around --they're not backin' down
They're spreadin' the word around

Friday Christ, well, He'd just been killed
I didn't see those followers thrilled
They laid low 'cause blood would spill
And if the boys wanna preach Christ we're gonna get 'em
That kook's out on the corner yackin' now and sayin' we're wrong
Them guys are gettin' bolder -- it won't be long
Won't be long till trouble comes -- now that the boys aren't fearin' it
CHORUS

The boys in Acts, the boys in Acts

The boys aren't backin' down again
They hail them now as heroes
The boys aren't backin' down again

Acts 4:13
When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.


Catch That Fever!
Parody of "Cat Scratch Fever" performed and written by Ted Nugent
(Luke 12:49, Revelation 3:15-16, Acts 4:23-31)

Well, I don't when He's comin' but the Lord will come
I know He's comin' for me
And He told us if we're lukewarm then He'll just spit us out
In Revelation Chapter 3
We need to catch that fever! Catch that fever!

Well, the first time that they caught it they were gettin' real bold
Went out into the city and explored
And they ran into some problems then in Acts chapter 4
They prayed and caught it some more
We need to catch that fever! Catch that fever!

This stuff is dangerous -- I feel your pain
Why go to church ashamed?
You know the Gospel, don't you? You go in His name
It makes you grow in Christ, Christ
When you're facin' the flames

Well, I ain't a pushy person -- I'm just a shy man
I know that blessed are the meek
But I know just where to go when I need to make a stand
The Holy Spirit I seek
He helps me
CHORUS

Revelation 3:15-16
(Jesus is speaking) I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm–neither hot nor cold–I am about to spit you out of my mouth.