Teen For God

Album: My Better Self (2005)
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  • The sun burns down
    Leaving God's bright stamp
    On Peach Branch Horse and Bible Camp
    Where we're splashing in the water
    Joined in song
    Swimming with the Spirit the whole day long
    I'm a teen for God

    God is watching, teen for God
    God is watching, teen for God

    The girls have looks and the girls have rules
    They came here from their Bible schools
    They can make you pay attention
    To the way you dress and eat
    Make you trip over your own two feet and they
    Kneel down on their towels at night
    Their nightgowns glow with a Holy light
    And we pray for the sinners
    And their drunken car wrecks
    And vow that I'll never get high
    And have sex
    I'm a teen for God

    God is watching, teen for God
    God is watching, teen for God

    And God made every leaf on every tree
    Each grain of sand
    God has a plan
    For what we're meant to be
    I gotta wait for God

    Dear Lord
    I plan each day
    The things I will not do or say
    But I'm driven by a passion
    Is it only there to tame?
    It fills my heart and it calls my name and
    This world that you made for us
    I know, I know, is dangerous
    So I ride a lot of horses
    And I never even swear
    Sorta like praying I'm just not there

    Oh God

    God is watching, oh God
    God is watching

    But God made love
    God made the rivers run
    And cowboy boots and bathing suits
    And the boy's skin dries in the sun
    You gotta help me, God

    Help me know, four years from now
    I won't believe in you anyhow
    And I'll mope around the campus
    And I'll feel betrayed
    All those guilty summers I stayed
    But then I'll laugh
    That I fell for the lure
    Of the pain of desire to feel so pure
    And I'll bear all the burdens
    Of my little daily crimes
    Wish I had a God for such cynical times
    Far from today

    But for now I'm a sacred vessel
    Rip me open, I spread your word
    Like a milkweed pod
    I'm a radio station,
    Your Holy transmission
    Even more, like a lightning rod

    I'm a lightning rod, a teen for God

    God is watching, teen for God
    God is watching... a teen for God Writer/s: DAR WILLIAMS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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