ILLUSTRATION... “What if God Was One of Us?” by Joan Osborne
The world sometimes wonders about God and wonders what He is like and what He is up to. Most people believe there is a God up there but they do not know what He is like. A pop song in 1995 by Joan Osbourne entitled, ’What if God was One of Us’ asks this question from the perspective of the world:
If God had a name, what would it be?
And would you call it to His face if you were faced with him
In all his glory? What would you ask
If you had just one question?
Yeah, yeah, God is great
Yeah, yeah, God is good
Yeah, yeah, yeah yeah yeah
What if God was one of us?
Just a slob like one of us?
Just a stranger on the bus
Trying to make his way home... If God had a face, what would it look like?
And would you want to see, if seeing meant that you would have to
Believe in things like heaven and in Jesus
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