Was reminiscing after reading some relgious posts at a pretty good blog, http://4simpsons.com/, about one of my favorite spiritual songs.
Would You Crucify Him, By John Michael Talbot
Sometimes, in the cool of the evenin’
Truth comes like a Lover in the wind
Sometimes, when my thoughts have gone misleadin’
She asks that same old question once again…
Would you crucify Him
Would you crucify Him…, my religious friend?
Would you crucify Him…, talking ’bout the sweet Lord Jesus
If He’d walk right here among you once again?
She’s askin’, How many times have you looked down to the harlot
Lookin’ through her tears, pretendin’ you don’t know?
For once you were just like her, how can you be now so self righteous
When in the name of the Lord you throw the first stone
So now I turn to you through your years of your robes and stained-glass windows
Do you vainly echo your prayers “to please the Lord?”
Profess the Marriage with your tongue, while your mind dreams like the harlot
But if the Judge looks to your thoughts can’t you guess your reward?
Yet how many times have you quoted from your Bible
To justify your eye for your eye and your tooth for your tooth?
You say that He didn’t mean what He was plainly sayin’
But like the Pharisee, my friend, you’re an educated fool!
And somehow, I think I’d crucify Him
I think I’d crucify him, me and my own friends
I think we’d crucify him, talkin’ bout the Sweet Lord Jesus
If he came and lived among us once again.