Talking Christianese

(parody of "Turning Japanese" by the Vapors)
New lyrics by Mike Fischer

The Story: this might be the first Christian parody I ever wrote, and it's held up better than most of my other early lyrics.


I have a problem, knock at your door.
I ask for counsel, I ask what for.
You know the answer but I've heard it all before.

Give it to Jesus, He'll give you rest,
Pray without ceasing, you'll be so blessed.

And now you're talking, now you're speaking,
Now I think I hear you saying, now you're

Chorus:
Talking Christianese, I hear you talking Christianese, I really think so.
Talking Christianese, I hear you talking Christianese, I really think so.

I want to share this, be born again.
I feel a burden, amen!

chorus

Repent, praise God, and Jesus loves you,
Be filled with the Spirit, and have you heard the Four Laws?
Everyone around me knows just what to say.
Everyone around me knows the same old cliches, everyone.

I'm sick of
Talking Christianese, I'm sick of talking Christianese, I really think so.
Talking Christianese, I'm sick of talking Christianese, I really think so.

chorus

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