Or perhaps you think that when you're dead you just stay in your grave
Is God just a thought within your head or is he a part of you?
Is Christ just a name that you read in a book when you were in school?
When you think about death do you lose your breath or
do you keep your cool?
Would you like to see the Pope on the end of a rope
do you think he's a fool?
Well I have seen the truth, yes I've seen the light and I've changed my ways
And I'll be prepared when you're lonely and scared at the end of our days
Could it be you're afraid of what your friends might say
IF THEY KNEW you believed in God above?
They should realize before they criticize
that God is the only way to love
Is your mind so small that you have to fall
In with the pack wherever they run
Will you still sneer when death is near
And say they may as well worship the sun?
I think it was true it was people like you that crucified Christ
I think it is sad the opinion you had was the only one voiced
Will you be so sure when your day is near, say you don't believe?
You had the chance but you turned it down, now you can't retrieve
Perhaps you'll think before you say that God is dead and gone
Open your eyes, just realize that he's the one
The only one who can save you now from all this sin and hate
Or will you jeer at all you hear? Yes! I think it's too late.
A bit accusatory for my tastes, but bassist and songwriter Geeze Butler lays it out like a true 1970s Jesus freak. There are various renditions of the religious life of Sabbath, Ozzy, etc. You can do your own research on that. I make no claims here. I'm not that interested. BUT, I do want to point out for any former or current Christian metal heads, 2011 will be the 40th anniversary of Christian metal...
Unless you count War Pigs from 1970, which is maybe the first (less overtly Christian) apocalyptic metal song (Christian anti-war song?).
"Ohhh LORD, YEAH!!!!"