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In The Beginning



In the beginning man wondered to himself
Why oh why are we here
And yet with each asking of this question
The answer would become even less clear
Overwhelmed by fear
Distraction took its place
And so it was in the world's first shelter
That we began the human race
The human race to fill up more and more empty space
Oh how we loved the human race

Until one day this one guy said to this other guy
He said hey have you seen that guy over there
He's got more than everybody else has got
To me that don't seem fair
Well the second guy agreed with the first guy
Everybody else did too
Until they all got so worked up
They figured there was something they just had to do
Divide his things up among each other
After they killed him of course
They could see no real good reason not to just
Take what they wanted by force

When they found him he said hey wait a minute fellas
I wouldn't kill me just now
You can see that I've got more than any of you have ever got
Wouldn't you first at least like to know how
With that he had their attention
And with that he went on loud and clear
He said you all know how long we've all wondered
Why oh why are we here
Well today I'm gonna tell you all about it
I'm gonna teach you about suffering and bliss
I'm gonna teach you all a little about heaven and hell
And the god that gave me all this
God gave me this
Because I'm humble
And he can do the same for your too
But if you're seeking his love and affection
What you're doing is the last thing I'd do
He sends killers to hellfire
Both here and eternally
The good live forever in a place called heaven
God told me this personally

Who you gonna trust if you can't trust me

So unless you want suffering and heartache
Unless you want trouble and fear
You better find some kind of way to humble yourself
I suggest maybe helping me clean up around here
Of course I could pay you a little bit of money
But more importantly god would see
And if he sees you working humbly some day
He may give you what he's given me

Well the crowd just didn't know what to do with that
Nor could they prove what he said wasn't true
And since he had what everyone else thought they wanted
It seemed like the thing to do
And with that we roll into the future
And ain't it a son of a bitch
To think that we would still need religion to keep
The poor from killing the rich

Who you gonna trust if you don't trust me