Jesus Loves Me
(An existential version of that favorite childhood song.
I encourage you to have some fun by singing along as you read it.)
Jesus loves me, this I know
Postmodern grace has made it so
With His Spirit in my heart
External truth now has no part
Did Jesus tell me?
Oh, how can I know?
I feel Jesus told me,
I hope that makes it so.
The Bible says that I must go
Proclaim His Word – oh no no no
Now existential I’ve become
‘Cause His commands just leave me numb
My sense of Jesus is true light
I do not worry what is right
With my sensibilities
I do not need moralities
The Bible’s NOT the Word of God
My own perceptions earn my nod
The Jesus I have come to see
Surprisingly looks just like me
I only want the Living Word
The Bible seems just too absurd
Now I perceive reality
The way I want it all to be