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19th Mar '16 11:58:38 PM MetaFour
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* Music/DanielAmos' "I Love You #19" (from ''Music/HorrendousDisc'') is a meta version. It's as much a ''song about love'' as it is a ''love song'', pondering how hard it can be to convince your romantic interest that your feelings are sincere--and then it draws a comparison to how hard it is to convince others that Jesus loves them.

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* Music/DanielAmos' Music/DanielAmos:
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"I Love You #19" (from ''Music/HorrendousDisc'') is a meta version. It's as much a ''song about love'' as it is a ''love song'', pondering how hard it can be to convince your romantic interest that your feelings are sincere--and then it draws a comparison to how hard it is to convince others that Jesus loves them.them.
** "When Worlds Collide" (from ''Music/VoxHumana'') is a straighter example. It's a love song from God to humanity.
-->When shadows fall\\
When lovers mourn\\
And you fight your darkest tendencies\\
I promise to hold you close to me when\\
Worlds collide\\
I'm on your side
6th Mar '16 2:25:12 PM FordPrefect
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-->But I really think it's sexy when he kicks Satans ass!

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-->But I really think it's sexy when he kicks Satans Satan's ass!
23rd Feb '16 7:47:28 PM MetaFour
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* Music/DanielAmos' "I Love You #19" (from ''Music/HorrendousDisc'') is a meta version. It's as much a ''song about love'' as it is a ''love song'', pondering how hard it can be to convince your romantic interest that your feelings are sincere--and then it draws a comparison to how hard it is to convince others that Jesus loves them.
20th Feb '16 1:51:35 AM Doug86
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* The "Let My Love Open The Door"/"Still" inversion is parodied by "You, You, You" from ABitOfFryAndLaurie, with Stephen as God and Hugh as a (female) backup singer.

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* The "Let My Love Open The Door"/"Still" inversion is parodied by "You, You, You" from ABitOfFryAndLaurie, ''Series/ABitOfFryAndLaurie'', with Stephen as God and Hugh as a (female) backup singer.
11th Jan '16 2:32:38 PM MikeK
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* The movie ''Film/SisterAct'' inverts this by taking 1960s love songs and turning them into hymns. Oddly, because of the tamer (relatively) lyrics of such songs at the time, as well as that it's the brides of Christ singing them, it actually works better than modern Christian rock.

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* The movie ''Film/SisterAct'' inverts this by taking 1960s love songs and turning them into hymns. For instance, a version of Mary Wells' "My Guy" that changes the TitleDrop to "My God", but keeps the rest of the lyrics identical to the original. Oddly, because of the tamer (relatively) lyrics of such songs at the time, as well as that it's the brides of Christ singing them, it actually works better than modern Christian rock.
24th Dec '15 5:00:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* Many songs by NotChristianRock band Music/{{Flyleaf}}, including "All Around Me", "Sorrow", and "Missing", are not explicitly about religion, but can easily be interpreted that way.
** Made more explicit by the very Christian DavidCrowderBand covering the former.

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* Many songs by NotChristianRock Music/NotChristianRock band Music/{{Flyleaf}}, including "All Around Me", "Sorrow", and "Missing", are not explicitly about religion, but can easily be interpreted that way.
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way. Made more explicit by the very Christian DavidCrowderBand Music/DavidCrowderBand covering the former.
14th Oct '15 9:41:27 AM ChaoticNovelist
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These are songs that, at first hearing, seem to be ordinary love songs, but are actually allegories about the singer's relationship with God, often by artists who are trying to gain or keep a mainstream secular audience and feel that talking about God will put people off and exclude them[[note]]although if you want to be cynical, you can get the best of both worlds by writing an ordinary love song and ''telling people'' it's secretly about God[[/note]]. Can sometimes lead to UnfortunateImplications when a praise song sounds dirty to people who aren't familiar with the context.

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These are songs that, at first hearing, seem to be ordinary love songs, but are actually allegories about the singer's relationship with God, God. This is often done by artists who are trying to gain or keep a mainstream secular audience and feel that talking about God will put people off and exclude them[[note]]although if them[[note]]if you want to be cynical, you can get the best of both worlds by writing an ordinary love song and ''telling people'' it's secretly about God[[/note]]. Can It can sometimes lead to UnfortunateImplications problems when a praise song sounds dirty to people who aren't familiar with the context.



Also compare and contrast NotChristianRock.

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Also compare and contrast NotChristianRock.
NotChristianRock. GodIsGood is likely to come up in these kinds of songs.
4th Oct '15 11:51:27 PM Pichu-kun
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* 'Music/RelientK'''s "Must Have Done Something Right" is supposed to be this.

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* 'Music/RelientK'''s ''Music/RelientK'''s "Must Have Done Something Right" is supposed to be this.
4th Oct '15 11:50:40 PM Pichu-kun
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* Arguably ''Relient K'''s "Must Have Done Something Right" is supposed to be this.

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* Arguably ''Relient K'''s 'Music/RelientK'''s "Must Have Done Something Right" is supposed to be this.this.



* Being a Christian rock band ''Music/{{Skilket}}'' has a few, such as "Salvation".

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* Being a Christian rock band ''Music/{{Skilket}}'' ''Music/{{Skillet}}'' has a few, such as "Salvation".
4th Oct '15 11:49:30 PM Pichu-kun
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* Music/{{Plumb}}'s "In My Arms" is from the [=POV=] of God. Many people [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation view]] [[MisaimedFandom it]] as being about a mother and her baby though.
* Being a Christian rock band ''Music/{{Skilket}}'' has a few, such as "Salvation".
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