Saturday, June 23, 2012

Next To Who?

My brother and I started this new game recently where whenever the Top 20 Music Videos of the Week was on, we'd try to guess which video is by an undercover Christian artist.

One of the winners is this one.


Here are the lyrics.

You won't find him drinking at the tables
Rolling dice and staying out 'til three
You won't ever find him being unfaithful
You will find him, you'll find him next to me

You won't find him trying to chase the devil
For money, fame, for power, out of grief
You won't ever find him where the rest go
You will find him, you'll find him next to me

When the money's spent and all my friends have vanished
And I can't seem to find no help or love for free
I know there's no need for me to panic
Cause I'll find him, I'll find him next to me

When the skies are gray and all the doors are closing
And the rising pressure makes it hard to breathe

Well, all I need is a hand to stop the tears from falling
I will find him, I'll find him next to me
When the end has come and buildings falling down fast
When we spoilt the land and dried up all the sea
When everyone has lost their heads around us
You will find him, you'll find him next to me

There is just reason to say she is singing about Jesus. Let's look at the bold lines in each of the numbered paragraphs...

1) First, the matter of (in)fidelity. Any monogamous relationship that signifies a deeper connection is strong enough to thwart all other types of 'distractions' such as drinking, gambling, and irresponsibility that can threaten the marriage. Who paints the perfect painting of marriage? Oh yeah, Jesus.

2) Who else had an encounter with the devil in which he was offered such gifts, only to deny him and send him away/not chase him? Oh yeah, Jesus.

3) Who told a similar story about a certain prodigal son who wasted his inheritance? Oh yeah, Jesus.

4) Kinda scary, but whose testimony do people willingly lose their head for in Revelation? Oh yeah, Jesus

It is really cool how much of this song reminds me of Jesus, and it's quite catchy (yes, still playing it in the background as I type). 

What music videos have you seen that could be considered Christian? (Nicki Minaj videos failed almost immediately, by the way). 

1 comment:

  1. of course Nicki Minaj failed nearly immediately. lol.