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What songs are on Get Rich Quick (2021)?

Our 62nd CD, Get Rich Quick, was released in August 2021.

Here's a complete track listing:

1. Parrseverance – St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) – John Parr
2. Two Spies – Too Shy - Kajagoogoo
3. Die Without His Grace – Eyes Without a Face – Billy Idol
4. Great White Lie (Abraham & Abimelech) – Break My Stride – Matthew Wilder
5. Strive – Drive – The Cars
6. Amazing Acts – Maniac – Michael Sembello
7. Train Them Up Before They Grow-Grow – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go – Wham!
8. Talk to Doctors – Doctor! Doctor! – Thompson Twins
9. Karma's Convenient – Karma Chameleon – Culture Club
10. Where's Ten Girls – West End Girls – Pet Shop Boys
11. Spoken Things – Broken Wings – Mr. Mister
12. Change Your Tone – Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins

And here are the lyrics:

Parrseverance
Parody of "St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)" performed by John Parr and written by David Foster & John Parr
(Revelation 12:11, Matthew 16:18, Isaiah 40:31, Hebrews 12:1-2, Psalm 2:1-12)

Go look up — Jude and Peter's writings, John and Paul's
Matthew, Mark — Luke and James — they're dead, as you'll recall
But, baby, sometimes if you feel estranged
You'll find you're not alone in the theater of pain

They overcame — you know those men did it — through His blood
So be strong — don't think you can't do that much for God
You know, in some ways, you're a lot like these
Who went to prison and worse for the Christ that they preached

I can see Him neutralizin' — all the things that Satan tries
I'm aware that evil's risin' higher and higher
God will keep His plan in motion — All I need is to share His will
Take my word: My future is bright — His saints hell won't fire

Ooh ooh ooh ooh-ooh

Heard enough — don't know just how far the lies can go
(Just how far lies can go)
Truth be told — only just One who smiles down would know
I can take it — I know where I stand
They hold authority — but they won't change God's plan

I can see Him neutralizin' — all the things that Satan tries
I'm aware that evil's risin' higher and higher
God will keep His plan in motion — while I seek to declare His will
Take my word: My future is bright — His saints will not tire
I've been kind of shy about it — Up till now, you see
But the fear can't quell God's fire burnin' in me
Burnin' in me

Just once in his life — a man has to die
If my time is now — I won't live a lie

I can hear the news explainin' — why they seek to banish Christ
Feels like an attack again — I hope I survive
God will keep His plan in motion — All of these won't impair His will
Take my word: My future is bright — His saints won't expire
I can see Him neutralizin' — all the things that Satan tries
I'm aware that evil's risin' higher and higher
God will keep His plan in motion for the people that bear His seal
Take my word: My future is bright — His saints still will triumph
Our Messiah's quite astoundin' — Cross the line and see
Revelation 12 inspires yearnin' in me
Verse 11 — turn and you'll see
I'll fulfill His purpose
Ooh! Started inside of me
Ahhh-ahhh! Ain't no burden!

Revelation 12:11
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.


Two Spies
Parody of "Too Shy" performed by Kajagoogoo and written by Steve Askew, Nick Beggs, Stuart Neale, Jez Strode & Christopher Hamill
(Joshua 2:1-21)

Hide!

Some spies are sort of brave, but he and I … mmm … try a little harder
Some think they're strong— we're not naοve — we trust in God
To save our lives

Hey, girl, you're a little poser
For two sly spies — hush, hush — time to hide
Two sly spies — hush, hush — Midasize
Two sly spies — hush, hush — try to lie
Two sly spies — hush, hush

Other men will soon adjure you to come clean — ooh, (we'll) try a little barter
You've been enablin' us to hide away
Ooh, we'll save your life

Hey, girl — Ooh! They're gettin' closer
'Cause we're two sly spies — hush, hush — time to hide
Two sly spies — hush, hush — private eyes
Two sly spies — hush, hush — try to lie
Two sly spies — hush, hush

Doo-doo, doo-doo, do-doo-doo-doo, do-doo-do-doo-do-doo, do-doo
Doo-doo, doo-doo, do-doo-doo-doo, do-doo-do-doo-do-doo, do-doo
Doo-doo, doo-doo, do-doo-doo-doo, do-doo-do-doo-do-doo, do-doo
Doo-doo, doo-doo, do-doo-doo-doo, do-doo-do-doo-do-doo, do-doo

You're with two sly spies — hush, hush — time to hide
Two sly spies — hush, hush — Midasize
Two sly spies — hush, hush — try to lie
Two sly spies — hush, hush

You're with two sly spies — hush, hush — time to hide
Two sly spies — hush, hush — private eyes
Two sly spies — hush, hush — try to lie
Two sly spies — hush, hush

Two sly spies — hush, hush — time to hide
Two sly spies — hush, hush — Midasize
Two sly spies — hush, hush — try to lie

Joshua 2:14
"Our lives for your lives!" the men assured her. "If you don't tell what we are doing, we will treat you kindly and faithfully when the Lord gives us the land."


Die Without His Grace
Parody of "Eyes Without A Face" performed by Billy Idol and written by Billy Idol and Steve Stevens
(Ephesians 2:8-10; Romans 3:10, 3:22-24, 5:8, 11:5-6; Titus 2:11, 3:5; 2 Timothy 1:9; Colossians 2:8; Psalm 116:15)

I fall down and crawl — one more time and pray — He'll change my soul
When I'm far from pure — I call upon the Lord — Don't tell me I'm ignored
Ephesians 2, verse 8 — is easy to read — but hard to just believe

(Precious are these lives)
We'd die without His grace
(Precious are these lives)
Die without His grace
(Precious are these lives)
Die without His grace
God knows the human race
Would die without His grace

God sent all us Christ
Redeeming all our lives when we were demonized
Now it makes me sad at pagan attitudes for loving not the truth

(Precious are these lives)
We'd die without His grace
(Precious are these lives)
Die without His grace
(Precious are these lives)
Die without His grace
God knows the human race
Would die without His grace

When you hear them using New Ager tips
It's just someone else's prophet — they'll make you slip
Steer the car to Romans 5:8 'cause
Ooh! Jesus loves you
Take it out to Titus 3:5
Learn His holy Word there — as you drive
Strengthen yourself — whoa ohhhhhh oh
Oh! I'm gonna press on to Second Timothy
Read in chapter 1, verse 9 and stay free
I'm singin' to you — your God cares, so …
Say your prayers — say your prayers — say your prayers

Now I spoke my mind — and I wonder why — I'm so despised
Now all I can do — is hope what was sung — will enlighten you
But if God's Son arrives — I bet you'll realize

(Precious are these lives)
We'd die without His grace
(Precious are these lives)
Die without His grace
(Precious are these lives)
Die without His grace
God knows the human race
Would die without His grace
Trust in Him with faith
Or die without His grace

Read Romans 11:6

Titus 2:11
For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people.


Great White Lie
Parody of "Break My Stride" performed by Matthew Wilder and written by Matthew Wilder & Greg Prestopino
(Genesis 12:10-20, 20:1-18, 26:1-11)

Last night I had the strangest dream
God said, Prepare to die now
King Abimelech, oh, here's why, now:
'Cause you can't choose Abraham's wife for your queen
She's the one the Lord has chosen — what a bad scene!
And I said:

Ain't lovin' on my neighbor's wife
Nobody ever told me — Wow! Oh, no!
My God, no, please don't do this!
Ain't nothin' done with Abraham's bride
I promise, and I won't touch now — oh, no!
My God, You'll see — I'll prove it

I've gone and told that now to Abraham
That dream of mine has rocked me
What's now revealed has shocked me
He looked at me, and he seemed aghast
Yes, that's my sister, but she's only my half
And he said:

Ain't sufferin' for the sake of my bride
Nobody gonna mow me down — Oh, no!
I've got to be elusive
Ain't nothin' but a great white lie
I've run into some cold, tough, crowds — Oh, no!
I'm cautious, King, not stupid

Never said I never cared — I do
First he told her
Never said I never said "I do"
Makes me wonder
If he did it to the Pharaoh, too
Why'd he tell her?
Everybody wants a girl like you
Act this way — oh!

Ain't sufferin' for the sake of my bride
Nobody gonna mow me down — Oh, no! (Oh, no!)
I've got to be elusive
Ain't nothin' but a great white lie
I've run into some cold, tough, crowds — Oh, no!
I'm cautious, King, not stupid

Ain't sufferin' for the sake of my bride
Nobody gonna mow me down — Oh, no! (Oh, no!)
I've got to be elusive
Ain't nothin' but a basic white lie
I've run into some cold, tough, crowds — Oh, no! (Oh, no!)
I'm cautious, King, not stupid

(Whoa oh-oh oh-oh oh-oh)
Ain't nothin' gonna take my bride
No, not again — I know this now — Oh, no!
My God will see us through this
Ain't bluffin' — God has taken my side
I'm learnin' that He won't let us down — Oh, no!
I've got no need for ruses

Ain't lovin' all the tricks I tried
No, Isaac, don't ya quote me now …

Genesis 20:3
But God came to Abimelek in a dream one night and said to him, "You are as good as dead because of the woman you have taken; she is a married woman."


Strive
Parody of "Drive" performed by The Cars and written by Ric Ocasek
(1 Timothy 4:10; 2 Timothy 2:11-13; Acts 4:19-20, 5:41; Matthew 24:12-13; Isaiah 5:20)

Who's gonna help you when … it's too late?
Who's gonna tell you sin's … not so great?

We can't go on … thinkin' … stuff that's wrong
But now
Who's gonna strive to hold … the line?

Who's gonna lift Him up … when truth's false?
Who's gonna say "Enough!" … when duty calls?
Who's gonna dare to mention … the Lord's name?
Yeah, who's gonna stuff their fears … (and) endure shame?

We can't go on… speakin' … stuff that's wrong
But now
(Who's gonna strive to, who's gonna strive to)
Who's gonna strive to hold … the line?
(Who's gonna strive to, who's gonna strive)

Ba! Ba! Ba!
Ba! Ba! Ba!
Ba! Ba! Ba!
Ba! Ba! Ba!

Who's gonna hold their ground … when you stray?
Who's gonna come around … when you pray?

We can't go on … seekin' … stuff that's wrong
But now
(Who's gonna strive to, who's gonna strive to)
Who's gonna strive to hold … the line?
(Who's gonna strive to, who's gonna strive)

Oh, you know, you can't wrong … stickin' … up for God
(Who's gonna strive to, who's gonna strive to)
Who's gonna strive to hold the line?
(Who's gonna strive to, who's gonna strive)

1 Timothy 4:10
That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe.


Amazing Acts
Parody of "Maniac" performed by Michael Sembello and written by Dennis Matkosky
& Michael Sembello
(Acts 3:1-4:31, John 14:12)

Just a scaled-down church gonna gather tonight
Lookin' for God's fire in their lives
With some real fine folks known as Peter and John
The law thinks they're crazy
Now these Christians do the deeds of the Lord
They can prove they're in the right
They have chanced into a danger zone
Where their actions become a threat

They can come to God tonight
When they lift Him up they'll find
God will rise and quickly fill them up, we'll see

This amazing act came in Acts from the Lord
And He answered like on Pentecost before
This amazing act came in Acts chapter 4
And it felt just like a tremor at earth's core

Amazing, mazing, mazing, mazing

Now the spiteful guys are the Sadducees
They complain most bitterly
It's a hard-won case of disbelief
Watchin' what's unfoldin'
Your miracle in life, though, could come anytime
It could come or pass you by
But the Book of Acts shows there's always a chance
With a humble faith in Christ

There's a bloke who met with Pete
Struggling, stretching towards his feet
Never walking till he met up then with him

This amazing act came to pass — that's for sure
Take a glance in Acts 3:7 and read more
This amazing act's based in fact — that's for sure
And I can't see why it ever gets ignored

Oooooh oh-oh-oh
Ooooooooooooh

He can customize your life
When His gift, it comes with fire
All the while, seek His will for what you'll be

These amazing acts ain't relaxed — that's for sure (yes, that's for sure)
An intense disciple never can be bored (can be bored)
These amazing acts ain't an act — ask for more (amazing acts)
An adventure like you've never had before

Read The Acts, baby, that's not some chore (whoaa ho -- whoa hoh-oh ho-oh)
And we've mentioned that in a medley once before

Acts 4:31
After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.


Train Them Up Before They Grow-Grow
Parody of "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" performed by Wham! and written by George Michael
(Proverbs 22:6, Ephesians 6:4, Malachi 2:15, 3 John 1:4)

They won't forget about it!
They won't forget about it!
They won't forget about it!
They won't forget about it!

You put the youth group kids in my car
And as we go, my mind is where the Proverbs are
Litterbug kids who complain
Brought some brand-new rap filled with speech that's profane
But some teens struggle 'cause some ain't trained right
It just gets tougher when youths get past five
It's best to teach them when they're kids
I was readin' that in Proverbs 22 verse 6

Train them up before they grow-grow
And teach them right and wrong and what's a no-no
Train them up before they grow-grow
You don't want the kids you have to be bad guys
Train them up in how to go-go
'Cause my God's plan is not for growing dodo's
Train them up in how to go-go now
Take advantage of time
You wanna get that right
Yeah-eh, yeah!

You teach 'em grace but how to obey
You make your sons' lives wiser and your daughters great
Don't turn a bright spot into a stain (yeah, yeah)
Why be permissive when there's sin that's plain?
'Cause you're not raising blind, young fools
It may seem crazy when you act old school
On our babies, shed God's light
They'll grow and see
Everything you said was right

Train them up before they grow-grow
And teach them right and wrong and what's a no-no
Train them up before they grow-grow
You don't want the kids you have to be bad guys
Train them up in how to go-go
'Cause my God's plan is not for growing dodo's
Train them up in how to go-go now
Take advantage of time
You wanna get that right
Yeah, yeah, yeah-eh, baby!

They won't forget about it!
They won't forget about it!

Cuddle your babies — hold them tight
Shield your kids from immoral sites/sights
It's cold out there, so be warm with them
Makin' plants — with great roots and stems

They won't forget about it!

Train them up before they grow-grow
And teach them right and wrong and what's a no-no
Train them up before they grow-grow
You don't want the kids you have to be bad guys
Train them up in how to go-go
'Cause my God's plan is not for growing dodo's
Train them up in how to go-go now
Take advantage of time

Train them up before they grow-grow
(So prepare … to teach them right and wrong and what's a no, no, no, no, no)
And teach them right and wrong and what's a no-no
Train them up before they grow-grow
You don't want the kids you have to be bad guys (Don't take it for granted!)
(You won't move too soon)
Train them up in how to go-go (Oh!)
'Cause my God's plan is not for growing dodo's
(You won't move too soon)
Train them up in how to go-go
(Yeah! Yeah! Yeah-eh!)
Take advantage of time
(Ooh ooh!)

(Yeah-eh, yeah!)

Proverbs 22:6
Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.

Talk to Doctors
Parody of "Doctor! Doctor!" performed by Thompson Twins and written by Tom Bailey, Alannah Currie & Joe Leeway
(Exodus 15:26, Psalm 103:2-3, Isaiah 53:4, Matthew 8:16-17, Mark 5:36, 1 John 5:14, James 5:14-15)

I saw you stare
This man needs prayer
I thought I would go and pray with ya
I did so, then
Then towards the end
You said you hoped God would answer me
Answer me — of course, we'll see
(But) He can heal the most unwanted, foul disease

Talk to doctors — and you'll see that certain persons
Oh – shock their doctors – with a sudden healing

Wisdom guides
The surgeon's knife
But we all need the Lord restoring life
He can go where we can't go
But some don't want a Savior of their own
Oh whoa-oh oh-oh oh-oh oh-oh oh-oh

Talk to doctors – and you'll see that certain persons
Oh – shock their doctors – with a sudden healing
Talk to doctors – and you'll see that certain persons
Ohhh-oh – shock their doctors – with a sudden healing

Please go read Psalm 103
(Read the Word)
Investigate my claim
(Then go pray)
He heals way more than disease
(Praise the Lord)
Let verse 3 explain

Oh whoa-oh oh-oh oh-oh oh-oh oh-oh

Talk to doctors – and you'll see that certain persons
Oh – shock their doctors – with a sudden healing
Talk to doctors – and you'll see that certain persons
Ohhh-oh – shock their doctors – with a sudden healing

Come with me — have faith, believe
We can battle through infirmities

Psalm 103:2-3
Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget none of His benefits; Who pardons all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases;


Karma's Convenient
Parody of "Karma Chameleon" performed by Culture Club and written by George O'Dowd, Jon Moss, Mikey Craig, Phil Pickett & Roy Hay
(Romans 3:19-24, 6:23, 10:9-13; Hebrews 3:7-4:7, 9:27-28; James 5:7-9; Ephesians 2:8-10; 1 Timothy 5:24-25)

There's a Judge of sinful lives on the way
If I list a few of your crimes, would you say
Crimes demand (demand) to have convictions
Crimes demand (demand) a judge who knows
How to tell (to tell) the Law's intention
He's comin', bro, He's comin', bro

Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma's convenient
For some men, though, for some men, though
Judgment don't seem easy if you're punished for past-life deeds
With no memories, it's so empty

If you fear your wicked works when you pray
And you choose to believe those deeds might hurt you today
That kind of stuff (that stuff) is retribution
When you say (you say) "karma" that's wrong
When you go, (you go) you're gone forever
You bring along — the things you've done

Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma's convenient
For some men, though, for some men, though
Judgment will be easier for comers to Christ like me
Check Romans 3 — yes, go and see

If you pray just like the Bible (the Bible)
You'll discover something vital (discover something vital)
If you wait till Christ's arrival (arrival)
You might suffer God's reprisal (might suffer God's reprisal)

Crimes demand (demand) to have convictions
Crimes demand (demand) a judge who knows
How to tell (to tell) the Law's intention
He's comin', bro, He's comin', bro

Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma's convenient
For some men, though, for some men, though
From the Book of Hebrews there's a couple of lines I've seen
That don't agree with those men's dreams

Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma's convenient
For some men, though, for some men, though
Judgment will be easy if you come to the light I've seen
Get clothed and clean — let go and breathe

Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma's convenient
For some men, though, for some men, though
Judgment don't seem easy if you're punished for past-life deeds
With no memories, it's so empty

Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma's convenient
For some men, though, for some men, though
Judgment will be easier for comers to Christ like me

1 Timothy 5:24-25
The sins of some are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them; the sins of others trail behind them. In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not obvious cannot remain hidden forever.


Where's Ten Girls?
Parody of "West End Girls" performed by Pet Shop Boys and written by Neil Tennant & Chris Lowe
(Matthew 25:1-13)

Sometimes a wedding's upset
If you come with your lamp, and there's oil that you forget
It's a thing we learned — through our Savior
Speaking in parables, talking 'bout later in the end times
In their best ten gowns
All of the ladies there were standin' around
Some left town, unannounced
There were five gone — when the guests went down

When the guests head down to the wedding hall
There's at least ten boys, but where's ten girls?
When the guests head down to the wedding hall
There's a feast enjoyed, but where's ten girls?
Where's ten girls?

Too many slackers didn't bring resources
They just don't possess fuel to support this
"It ran dry — nuts! How much have you got?"
"Have you got a bit extra?" "Heck, no, not a droplet!"
"What should we do?" "Depart and start shoppin'!"
(How much do you need?)

When the guests head down to the wedding hall
There's at least ten boys, but where's ten girls?
When the guests head down to the wedding hall
There's a feast enjoyed, but where's ten girls?
Where's ten girls?
Where's ten girls?

(How much do you need?)
When the guests head down to the wedding hall
There's at least ten boys, so where's ten girls?
Oooh the guests head down to the wedding hall
A feast's enjoyed, but where's ten girls?
Where's ten girls?

We gotta guard our lamps, and it starts at home
If you wait, then I bet you won't
Gotta know the future does not go fast
(You) better pray you're built to last
And let's be ready and let's be patient
And take the needy to the fillin' station
(How far can He be?)

When the guests head down to the wedding hall
There's at least ten boys, but where's ten girls?
When the guests head down to the wedding hall
There's a feast enjoyed, but where's ten girls?
Where's ten girls?

Where's ten girls?

Where's ten girls?
(How far can He be?) Girls
Here's ten boys
But where's ten girls?
Matthew 25
But where's ten girls? (How far can He be?)
Here's ten boys
But where's ten girls?
Yeah, here's ten boys
But where's ten girls?
But where's ten girls?
But where's ten girls?
But where's ten girls?

Matthew 25:1
"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom."


Spoken Things
Parody of "Broken Wings" performed by Mr. Mister and written by Richard Page, Steve George, and John Lang
(Ephesians 6:4, Matthew 18:6, Mark 9:42, Luke 17:2, Proverbs 22:6, 3 John 1:4, Malachi 2:15)

Babies don't understand
That's why we can't just show up and teach them God's plan
With time — they'll see the path appear
Unless I — make a wall through fear
They need to grow — to know-ohhhhh

Take — these spoken things
And turn what I have said
Turn it into seed
When they hear — the voice that speaks
They'll look on up and hope in God — and they'll not sin
Take — these spoken things

Babies — bring to light
We can make them go wrong — or train them right
Mmmmmmm

Babies — are small, I know
But I'll have to be stretched
And, Lord, it takes its toll ooh-ooh-ooh-oh
I need to grow

So take — these spoken things
And turn what I have said
Turn it into seed
And when they hear — the voice that speaks
They'll look on up and hope in God — and let Christ in
Yeah-eh yeah

And let Christ in …

And they'll not sin …

Babies — are small, I know
But their path will be blessed
If, Lord, You take control
Yeah, yeah, yeah-ayy
Yeahh, yeah-eh-ehhh

So take — these spoken things
And turn what I have said
Turn it into seed
And when they hear — the voice that speaks
They'll look on up and hope in God and they'll not sin
Take — these spoken things
They've got to learn to fly, learn to live, it's up to me
So when they hear — the voice that speaks
They'll look on up and open up their hearts and let Christ in
Yeah, Yeah

Yeahhhhh, Yeah

Woo-ooh ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh

Ahhhh

Ephesians 6:4
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.


Change Your Tone
Parody of "Danger Zone" performed by Kenny Loggins and written by Giorgio Moroder & Tom Whitlock
(Jeremiah 27:1-22, 38:1-39:14)

Have I never mentioned
There's intruders down the road
Now that I have your attention
Beggin' you to trust and go

Tribe of Judah, change your tone
Pride messed you up — change your tone

Every sin you try to hide
Jeremiah brings to light
He's got a yoke upon his neck
But within you know he's right

Tribe of Judah, change your tone
I beg you, Tribe of Judah, change your tone

He'll never say "well done" to you
And you can't stand him now, but Jeremiah knows the ropes
You know he showed what you can do
In 27:12 — he tried, but you said no
Oh oh-oh yeah

Babylon invasion — all this here will burn, you see
Surrender or begin — the odyssey to their city

Tribe of Judah, change your tone
God'll take you right into the strangers' home
Time is soon up — change your tone
I beg you — to change your tone

Tribe of Judah, change your tone
Chapter 39 will soon come — change your tone
Tribe of Judah, change your tone
I beg you — to change your tone

Tribe of Judah, change your tone
Gonna take your pride and chew it up — change your tone
I ain't foolin' ya, change your tone
I beg you — to change your tone

Tribe of Judah, change your tone
God'll save your lives if you just

Jeremiah 27:12
I gave the same message to Zedekiah king of Judah. I said, "Bow your neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon; serve him and his people, and you will live.