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VERSE:
If God had a name, what would it be
And would you call it to His face
If you were faced with Him in all His glory
What would you ask if you had just one question

REFRAIN:
Yeah, yeah, God is great
Yeah, yeah, God is good
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

CHORUS:
What if God was one of us
Just a slob like one of us
Just a stranger on the bus
Trying to make His way home

VERSE:
If God had a face, what would it look like
And would you want to see
If seeing meant that you would have to believe
In things like Heaven and in Jesus and the Saints
And all the Prophets and...

REFRAIN:
Yeah, yeah, God is great
Yeah, yeah, God is good
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

CHORUS:
What if God was one of us
Just a slob like one of us
Just a stranger on the bus
Trying to make His way home

CODA:
Tryin' to make His way home
Back up to Heaven all alone
Nobody callin' on the phone
'Cept for the Pope maybe in Rome

REFRAIN:
Yeah, yeah, God is great
Yeah, yeah, God is good
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

CHORUS:
What if God was one of us
Just a slob like one of us
Just a stranger on the bus
Trying to make His way home

CODA:
Just tryin' to make his way home
Like a holy rolling stone
Back up to Heaven all alone
Just tryin' to make his way home
Nobody callin' on the phone
'Cept for the Pope maybe in Rome



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  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 16, 2012 at 10:13 pm
    Its about our creator... That we all believe that sometime in our world he is just walking aroud and we don't know what he looks like...
  • LyricaSongs
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    LyricaSongsJun 4, 2010 at 7:37 pm
    Prayer before it:

    One of these around twelve O'clock.
    This Ol' world is gonna reel and rock.
    Saints will tremble and cry in pain
    for the Lord's gonna come in his heaven airplane.
  • m
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    maverickhansonDec 7, 2008 at 11:42 pm
    Matthew 25:34-40 (New International Version)

    34"Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. 35For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.'

    37"Then the righteous will answer him, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?'

    40"The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'
  • fine_wire
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    fine_wireNov 28, 2008 at 10:37 am
    i want to ask joan if she is a christian or born again i aks a little bit ok !

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