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Rock Thru the Bible with ApX This Week
Thu., Feb. 23. 2023 1:24pm EST

In April 2022, we introduced a new feature called "Rock Thru the Bible." Our friend David Michael has been making lists of ApX parodies to go with each week's readings. He's also been creating playlists of corresponding lyric videos for them on YouTube. You can find those video playlists at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt2lHtRV1wziK5v4xYKu9Qw/featured

Here are all the entries for the coming week:


Fri., Feb. 24 - Acts 25-28

Chapter 25

6 "Wrongview" (found on Rare, Not Well Done, Volume 1), parody of "Longview" by Green Day

Chapter 26

1 "Lord Is Alive (Paul Before Agrippa)" (found on Rock's in Their Heads), parody of " Love Is Alive" by Gary Wright

Chapter 27

1 "I Think We're in Rome Now" (found on Kinda Stuffy), parody of "I Think We're Alone Now" by Tiffany

Chapter 28

3 "It's a Long Way to the Dock (If You Wanna Stop in Rome" (found on That's Too Bad), parody of "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" by AC/DC
16 "I Love Apostle Paul" (found on You Can't Say Euphrates Without the 80's), parody of "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
14 "Fast Paul" (found on Classics: 90's), parody of "The Way" by Fastball
25 "Wish You Could Hear" (found on Soundproof), parody of "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd
28 "Search and You'll Get Saved" (found on Classics: Oldies), parody of "Surfin' USA" by The Beach Boys
30 "Never Been to Spain (Yet)" (found on Classics: Lite), parody of "Never Been to Spain" by Three Dog Night


Sat., Feb. 25 - Romans 1-3

Chapter 1

16 "Enjoy the Science" (found on Come See, Come Saw), parody of "Enjoy the Silence" by Depeche Mode
18 "Ignorant Song" (found on I Know You Are but What Am I?), parody of "Immigrant Song" by Led Zeppelin
18 "Monkey Scheme" (found on Classics: 60's), parody of "(Theme From) The Monkees" by The Monkees
18 "Monkeys for Uncles" (found on Wise Up and Rock), parody of "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits
18 "A Fool Can Sound Intelligent" (found on Doves in Snakes' Clothing), parody of "Fooled Around and Fell in Love" by Elvin Bishop
18 "Bone Digger" (found on Classics: 2000's), parody of "Gold Digger" by Kanye West (Featuring Jamie Foxx)
18 "The Atheists" (found on Wise Up and Rock), parody of "The Way it is" by Bruce Hornsby and the Range
20 "Romans 1:20" (found on Conspiracy No. 56), parody of "Running on Empty" by Jackson Browne
20 "I Feel the Earth Proves" (found on Very Vicarious), parody of "I Feel the Earth Move" by Carole King
21 "A Lie" (found on Ticked), parody of "Alive" by Pearl Jam

Chapter 2

1 "Lazy Brain" (found on Classics: Heavy), parody of "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne
1 "Everybody Burps" (found on That's Too Bad), parody of "Everybody Hurts" by REM
15 "Flurry" (found on Classics: 2000's), parody of "Blurry" by Puddle of Mudd

Chapter 3

4 "Word Of" (found on Never Before, but Then Again...), parody of "Word Up!" by Cameo
10 "No One is Good But One" (found on Soundproof), parody of "Only the Good Die Young" by Billy Joel
10 "Transplants" (found on Classics: 2000's), parody of "Dance, Dance" by Fall Out Boy
10 "Dude (Would Like to Save Me)" (found on Wise Up and Rock), parody of "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)" by Aerosmith
19 "Karma's Convenient" (found on Get Rich Quick), parody of "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club
23 "Yer Maker" (found on Soundproof), parody of "D'Yer Maker" by Led Zeppelin
23 "Psum 14" (found on Classics: Heavy), parody of "Fat Lip" by Sum 41
23 "I Want in That Place" (found on Classics: 90's), parody of "I Want it That Way" by The Backstreet Boys
23 "Patients" (found on Play Nice), parody of "Patience" by Guns N' Roses
23 "Good Works Don't " (found on Rock's in Their Heads), parody of " Good Girls Don't " by The Knack


Sun., Feb. 26 Romans 4-6

Chapter 4

4 "Every Step to Take " (found on Kinda Stuffy), parody of " Every Breath You Take " by The Police
5 "More Than Works" (found on Classics: Lite), parody of "More than Words" by Extreme
18 "Drop Your Knife and Hurry, Man" (found on Play Nice), parody of "Rock You Like a Hurricane" by The Scorpions
20 "God Can Do " (found on Rock's in Their Heads), parody of " Katmandu " by Bob Seger

Chapter 5

1 "Seek Out God to Be Free" (found on Unconditional Releases), parody of "People Got to Be Free" by The Rascals
3 "I Can't Grow From That (Nor Can You)" (found on Wise Up and Rock), parody of "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)" by Hall & Oates
3 "You Give Up on Bad Days" (found on From Hair to Eternity), parody of "You Give Love a Bad Name" by Bon Jovi
5 "Turn Up the Ray of Hope" (found on Double Take), parody of "Turn Up the Radio" by Autograph
5 "Faith Pt. 2" (found on Isn't Wasn't Ain't), parody of "Faith" by George Michael
5 "All You Gotta Do" (found on Quilt), parody of "All I Wanna Do" by Sheryl Crow
6 "Another One Died for Us" (found on Unconditional Releases), parody of "Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen
8 "Put You Down in My Will" (found on Classics: Lite), parody of "Push" by Matchbox 20
8 "Romantic Letter" (found on Quilt), parody of "The Letter" by The Box Tops
8 "Tried to Find Lots of Ways" (found on Very Vicarious), parody of "Drivin' My Life Away" by Eddie Rabbitt
10 "Lost and Found " (found on Kinda Stuffy), parody of " Round and Round " by Ratt
12 "Something of Value" (found on Never Before, but Then Again...), parody of "Something About You" by Level 42
15 "Strange Cat, But ..." (found on You Can't Say Euphrates Without the 80's), parody of "Stray Cat Strut" by The Stray Cats
20 "Good Comin' from Bad " (found on Rock's in Their Heads), parody of " Good Lovin' Gone Bad " by Bad Company
20 "Can We Drive Our Sins Too Far?" (found on Very Vicarious), parody of "25 or 6 to 4" by Chicago

Chapter 6

3 "I Went in the Stream" (found on You Can't Say Euphrates Without the 80's), parody of "Islands in the Stream" by Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
7 "Free Indeed" (found on Xit Ego Lopa), parody of "T.N.T." by AC/DC
18 "Addicted to Christ" (found on Music Is As Music Does), parody of "Ticket to Ride" by The Beatles
18 "An Old King in the New Age" (found on I Know You Are but What Am I?), parody of "Anarchy in the U.K." by The Sex Pistols
23 "Costly Truth" (found on Doves in Snakes' Clothing), parody of "Dr. Feelgood" by Motley Crue
23 "Death" (found on Vision Gets Clearer As We Get Closer), parody of "Beth" by Kiss


Mon., Feb. 27 Romans 7-9

Chapter 7

1 "Seven Romans" (found on Decent Alternative), parody of "Every Morning" by Sugar Ray
1 "Busted God's Laws" (found on Double Take), parody of "Must of Got Lost" by The J. Geils Band
1 "Learn Some Deuteronomy" (found on Braggadocious), parody of "Pour Some Sugar on Me" by Def Leppard
6 "Once Livin' Twice Died" (found on Vision Gets Clearer As We Get Closer), parody of "Once Bitten Twice Shy" by Great White
15 "How You Rewind Me" (found on Classics: 2000's), parody of "How You Remind Me" by Nickelback
24 "Try and Try Again" (found on Doves in Snakes' Clothing), parody of "Flying High Again" by Ozzy Osbourne

Chapter 8

1 "God's Own Son" (found on Apoplectic), parody of "Black Hole Sun" by Soundgarden
1 "Mrs. Protestant" (found on Isn't Wasn't Ain't), parody of "Mrs. Robinson" by Simon & Garfunkel
2 "He Hears Me" (found on Never Before, but Then Again...), parody of "Be Near Me" by ABC
10 "Learning Love" (found on Come See, Come Saw), parody of "Burning Love" by Elvis Presley
11 "Going to Forget Our Bad Deeds" (found on I Know You Are but What Am I?), parody of "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds
12 "You Fleshly Thing" (found on Alien Invasion), parody of "You Sexy Thing" by Hot Chocolate
16 "I Feel God" (found on Transformed Soul), parody of "I Feel Good" by James Brown
16 "Heir of Our God " (found on Rock's in Their Heads), parody of " Hair of the Dog " by Nazareth
18 "Hold On, Christ's Comin'" (found on Transformed Soul), parody of "Hold On, I'm Comin'" by Sam & Dave
20 "Coming with Age" (found on Overdue Books), parody of "Coming of Age" by Damn Yankees
26 "The War in You" (found on That's Too Bad), parody of "The Warrior" by Scandal featuring Patty Smyth
28 "The Whole Darn Roof Leaks" (found on Unconditional Releases), parody of "Hold on Loosely" by 38 Special
28 "Iran (So Far Away)" (found on You Can't Say Euphrates Without the 80's), parody of "I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock of Seagulls
28 "Don't Tell Me We're Lucky" (found on From Hair to Eternity), parody of "Don't Tell Me You Love Me" by Night Ranger
28 "Something Goes Wrong" (found on recent single), parody of "Something So Strong" by Crowded House
28 "It's All in God's Control" (found on Soundproof), parody of "It's Only Rock and Roll" by the Rolling Stones
29 "You Booked Me All Along" (found on Classics: Party), parody of "You Shook Me All Night Long" by AC/DC
29 "Known from the Beginning" (found on Xit Ego Lopa), parody of "Beginnings" by Chicago
31 "Parrseverance" (found on Get Rich Quick), parody of "St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)" by John Parr
37 "We're More Than Champions" (found on Recovery), parody of "We Are the Champions" by Queen
39 "I Can't Escape" (found on Doves in Snakes' Clothing), parody of "I Can't Explain" by The Who

Chapter 9

16 "Nightmare Waiting" (found on Quilt), parody of "Right Here Waiting" by Richard Marx
21 "You Made Me, So There You Have Me" (found on Xit Ego Lopa), parody of "You've Made Me So Very Happy" by Blood, Sweat & Tears
25 "Hosea" (found on Minor League), parody of "Josie" by Steely Dan


Tue., Feb. 28 Romans 10-12

Chapter 10

1 "Love the Jews" (found on Classics: Oldies), parody of "Love Me Do" by The Beatles
4 "Lemonade" (found on Braggadocious), parody of "Renegade" by Styx
4 "Leviticus Can't Be Done" (found on Zebraic), parody of "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong" by The Spin Doctors
9 "Old Time Romans Road" (found on Classics: Party), parody of "Old Time Rock and Roll" by Bob Seger
9 "Life Restored" (found on Classics: Heavy), parody of "Last Resort" by Papa Roach
9 "Midlife Confession" (found on Conspiracy No. 56), parody of "Midnight Confessions" by The Grass Roots
13 "Inyerface Love Song" (found on Ticked), parody of "Interstate Love Song" by Stone Temple Pilots
13 "Bends to Low Places" (found on Classics: Country), parody of "Friends in Low Places" by Garth Brooks
13 "You've Got a Text" (found on Quilt), parody of "You've Got a Friend" by James Taylor
13 "Still His Name" (found on Conspiracy No. 56), parody of "Still the Same" by Bob Seger
14 "Mister Christian" (found on Wise Up and Rock), parody of "Sister Christian" by Night Ranger
14 "Fast Paul" (found on Classics: 90's), parody of "The Way" by Fastball
14 "Go Witness" (found on Prehysterical), parody of "Roll with It" by Steve Winwood
15 "We Got the Feet" (found on Play Nice), parody of "We Got the Beat" by The Go-Go's
21 "If I Could Only See" (found on Decent Alternative), parody of "If You Could Only See" by Tonic

Chapter 11

5 "HardLabor" (found on Only a Glorified Cover Band), parody of "Heartbreaker" by Led Zeppelin
6 "Ephesians" (found on Classics: Lite), parody of "The Reason" by Hoobastank
25 "Won't Get Born Again" (found on Classics: 70's), parody of "Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who
29 "Lock" (found on Hot Potato Soup), parody of "Walk" by The Foo Fighters
33 "Very Wiser" (found on The Boys Aren't Backin' Down), parody of "Paralyzer" by Finger Eleven

Chapter 12

1 "Don't Bring Me Cows" (found on Recovery), parody of "Don't Bring Me Down" by Electric Light Orchestra
1 "You Might Stink" (found on Xit Ego Lopa), parody of "You Might Think" by The Cars
2 "Let's Redo the Music" (found on Loaded 45s), parody of "Listen to the Music" by Doobie Brothers
2 "Don't You Be Like That" (found on Conspiracy No. 56), parody of "Don't Do Me Like That" by Tom Petty and the Hearbreakers
4 "A Few Who Have Skill " (found on Kinda Stuffy), parody of " A View to a Kill " by Duran Duran
14 "Expected to Love" (found on From Hair to Eternity), parody of "Addicted to Love" by Robert Palmer


Wed., Mar. 1 Romans 13-16

Chapter 13

1 "So Render (to Caesar)" (found on Recovery), parody of "Surrender" by Cheap Trick
10 "Like Piranha Fish" (found on Apolog80s: Back from the Future), parody of "My Prerogative" by Bobby Brown
11 "Lethargy" (found on Zebraic), parody of "Refugee" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Chapter 14

2 "Tasty Plants" (found on Very Vicarious), parody of "The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats
3 "Keep Your Ham to Yourself" (found on Wise Up and Rock), parody of "Keep Your Hands to Yourself" by The Georgia Satellites
4 "December 5 or 6 B.C. (Oh Holy Night)" (found on Classics: Christmas), parody of "December 1963 (Oh What a Night)" by The Four Seasons
5 "Separate Days (to Worship God)" (found on You Can't Say Euphrates Without the 80's), parody of "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" by Journey
10 "Judge" (found on Wise Up and Rock), parody of "Jump" by Van Halen
10 "Want it Dead or Alive" (found on Classics: 80's), parody of "Wanted Dead or Alive" by Bon Jovi
23 "Trust Him" (found on Soundproof), parody of "Truckin'" by the Grateful Dead

Chapter 15

4 "Pick It Up" (found on From Hair to Eternity), parody of "Lick It Up" by KISS
11 "Let's All Praise" (found on Braggadocious), parody of "Dance Hall Days" by Wang Chung
20 "Should I Pray or Should I Go?" (found on Classics: 80's), parody of "Should I Stay or Should I Go?" by The Clash
24 "Never Been to Spain (Yet)" (found on Classics: Lite), parody of "Never Been to Spain" by Three Dog Night

Chapter 16

3 "Aquila" (found on Soundproof), parody of "Aqualung" by Jethro Tull
20 "Drop of Lucifer" (found on Classics: Lite), parody of "Drops of Jupiter" by Train
20 "God of Peace" (found on Music Is As Music Does), parody of "Peaceful Easy Feeling" by The Eagles


Thu., Mar. 2 1 Corinthians 1-3

Chapter 1

8 "You're Mad at What?" (found on Xit Ego Lopa), parody of "No Matter What" by Badfinger
18 "Stupid World" (found on Classics: 90's), parody of "Stupid Girl" by Garbage
19 "Come for Some" (found on Apoplectic), parody of "Cumbersome" by Seven Mary Three
22 "Some Sign from Above" (found on Singles Group), parody of "Sunshine of Your Love" by Cream
26 "Strangest Folks" (found on The Boys Aren't Backin' Down), parody of "Stranglehold" by Ted Nugent
27 "I Made the Team" (found on The Boys Aren't Backin' Down), parody of "I'm Eighteen" by Alice Cooper
27 "Broke a Loaf of Bread" (found on Sandwich Platter), parody of "Locomotive Breath" by Jethro Tull
28 "Simp Liztik" (found on Classics: Heavy), parody of "Nookie" by Limp Bizkit

Chapter 2

4 "Strive" (found on Get Rich Quick), parody of "Drive" by The Cars
4 "Apologetics" (found on Alien Invasion), parody of "Come and Get It" by Badfinger
9 "Heaven Isn't Like That" (found on Ticked), parody of "Shine" by Collective Soul
9 "I'll Prepare for You" (found on Easter Standard Time), parody of "I'll Be There for You" by The Rembrandts
9 "Grass So Green" (found on I Know You Are but What Am I?), parody of "Vasoline" by Stone Temple Pilots

Chapter 3

9 "Rocky Start" (found on The Boys Aren't Backin' Down), parody of "Rockstar" by Nickelback
18 "No Exclusions" (found on Xit Ego Lopa), parody of "No Excuses" by Alice in Chains
19 "Must Seem Silly" (found on Unconditional Releases), parody of "Mustang Sally" by The Commitments


Fri., Mar. 3 1 Corinthians 4-6

Chapter 4

12 "School of Ours" (found on Apolog80s: Back from the Future), parody of "Boulevard" by Jackson Browne
13 "No One Likes You" (found on From Hair to Eternity), parody of "No One Like You" by The Scorpions
13 "Dweebs" (found on From Hair to Eternity), parody of "Dreams" by Van Halen

Chapter 5

9 "Maybe Madonna" (found on Xit Ego Lopa), parody of "Lady Madonna" by the Beatles

Chapter 6

9 "Bad Things for a Good Time" (found on That's Too Bad), parody of "Nothin' but a Good Time" by Poison
20 "An Old King in the New Age" (found on I Know You Are but What Am I?), parody of "Anarchy in the U.K." by The Sex Pistols


Sat., Mar. 4 1 Corinthians 7-9

Chapter 7

17 "Fishin' on a Pier" (found on Wise Up and Rock), parody of "Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi

Chapter 8

5 "Don't Be Fooled" (found on Classics: Oldies), parody of "Don't Be Cruel" by Elvis Presley
6 "One Way" (found on Classics: 90's), parody of "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies

Chapter 9

20 "With a Harp David Writes" (found on Hits: The Road), parody of "A Hard Day's Night" by The Beatles
22 "All ApologetiX" (found on Ticked), parody of "All Apologies" by Nirvana
22 "Play That Funny Music" (found on Classics: Party), parody of "Play That Funky Music" by Wild Cherry
22 "We're in a Parody Band" (found on Classics: 70's, Vol. 2), parody of "We're an American Band" by Grand Funk Railroad
24 "I Want That Crown" (found on Singles Group), parody of "I Won't Back Down" by Tom Petty