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Prophets and Losses

I wrote this as a song.  You can sing the verses, but God sings the chorus.  Unlike most religious music, God is kind of an a-hole in this one.  (No offense intended.)



Moses told Pharaoh his people were done.
They walked off the job and went on the run.
They trusted in him and gave up their fears,
and got lost in the desert for forty years.

    And the Lord said, do not tempt me.
    All your good deeds do not exempt thee.
    You were mine when you were made.
    Your debt to me is never paid.


Noah got word that the end was nigh.
He cried to think his family would die.
The Lord sent news, both good and bad.
They lived but lost every friend they had.

    And the Lord said, do not tempt me.
    All your good deeds do not exempt thee.
    You were mine when you were made.
    Your debt to me is never paid.


Matthew worked as a government man
with full benefits, and a pension plan.
He passed a church as the preacher moaned.
Soon Matthew lost every dime he owned.

    And the Lord said, do not tempt me.
    All your good deeds do not exempt thee.
    You were mine when you were made.
    Your debt to me is never paid.


Jesus himself on his final day,
tired of telling everyone to pray,
ready to die, he was put to the test.
When life was lost, he still couldn't rest.

    And the Lord said, do not tempt me.
   All your good deeds do not exempt thee.
   You were mine when you were made.
   Your debt to me is never paid.

The End

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