Servin' You the Same

(parody of "Surfin' USA" by the Beach Boys)
New lyrics by Mike Fischer

The Story: When I first wrote this, I took a few lyrical shortcuts for the sake of the parody. I'm thankful to Jim Van Fossen for pointing out that my original words made me sound like a Universalist, which I am not; I quickly made some changes for the sake of the truth. And yes, I know that the plural of "Presbyterian" is "Presbyterians," but the Latin plural makes a better rhyme.


If everybody had a passion, just like the Bible say,
Then everybody'd be servin', the only God, Yahweh.
He'd be preparing the Baptists, and Pentecostals too,
A pushy pushy JW, servin' you the same.

Chorus:
You'd catch 'em servin' — the Mormons, and Presbyterii,
Charismatic and Lutheran, the Buddhist and Baha'i,
All of Unitarians, the humanists and Jains.
Everybody's gone servin', servin' You the same.

We won't be having a dispute, with shamans and Hindus,
With Orthodox or Shinto — we can't wait for Jews.
Will it be long for the Muslims? Will the agnostics pray?
Tell the preachers, "Get servin', servin' Him the same."

Chorus:
But humanists and swamis, some never will obey.
When Messiah, the Son comes, He'll have a judgement day.
All over the world, now, we'll bow the knee and praise.
Every brother's gonna serve Him, servin' You the same.

Every brother's gonna serve Him, servin' You the same.
Every brother's gonna serve Him, servin' You the same.
Every brother's gonna serve Him, servin' You the same.

Counterpoint for each line of the choruses:
Be wise, get right, do the same

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