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Woke up this mornin', turned on the t.v. set.
There in livin' color, was somethin' I can't forget.
This man was preachin' at me, yeah, layin' on the charm
Askin' me for twenty, with ten-thousand on his arm.
He wore designer clothes, and a big smile on his face
Tellin' me salvation while they sang Amazin' Grace.
Askin' me for money, when he had all the signs of wealth.
I almost wrote a check out, yeah, then I asked myself
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Would He wear a pinky ring, would He drive a fancy car?
Would His wife wear furs and diamonds, would His dressin' room have a star?
If He came back tomorrow, well there's somethin' I'd like to know
Could ya tell me, Would Jesus wear a Rolex on His television show.
Would Jesus be political if He came back to earth?
Have His second home in Palm Springs, yeah, a try to hide His worth?
Take money, from those poor folks, when He comes back again,
And admit He's talked to all them preachers who say they been a talkin' to Him?
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Just ask ya' self, Would He wear a pinky ring,
Would He drive a fancy car?
Would His wife wear furs and diamonds, would His dressing room have a star?
If He came back tomorrow, well there's somethin' I'd like to know:
Could ya tell me, would Jesus wear a Rolex,
Would jesus wear a Rolex
Would Jesus wear a Rolex
On His television show-ooh-ooh?



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    UnregisteredJun 24, 2012 at 3:12 am
    The world is and will continue to be filled with false prophets. Those who use the word of god for personal gain instead of bringing peace, comfort and the hope of eternal life to those who need to be comforted. Jesus would have given to the poor and weak, not taken from them to line his own pockets. His reward was a cross of wood and a crown of thorns instead of a second home in palm springs, fine cars and a rolax. Beware of false prophets and if you have a gift to give, give without expecting great riches in return
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 10, 2012 at 1:58 pm
    Some people are just greedy liars (politicians, false preachers), claiming to be prophets from god, asking for your hard earned money, but jesus wouldn't wear a rolex, and if they were talking to god, they wouldn't either.

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