INTRO: Chords: G Melody: B D G C D G B D G C D G B D G C D G B D G C D G G C G Well he could almost taste the money but he was sitting in a den of thieves. D G C G D Looking for the great awakening trying to find a way to leave. G Am G/B C But that's when he got religion, and the light went on inside. G/D C/E G/F C C/D G (intro) He said somebody up there likes me. Now he's working for the holy guide. G C G He got drunk but he don't remember that he'd been drinking in a bar downtown. D G C G D When he thought he heard a choir of angels singing in the Tiki Lounge. G Am G/B C And that's when he got religion from no salesman on TV. G/D C/E G/F Just a tap on the shoulder in the parking lot. C C/D G He still drinks but he does believe. Chorus: C G F E Religion, you do the best you can. C G D G We all make the same mistakes, we're gonna wind up with the man. C G F E Religion, oh you do the best you can. C G D G (play intro) We all make the same mistakes, we're gonna wind up with the man. G C G She was silent as he paid her but the thanks she got was next to none. D G C G D And as her car pulled out of the motel, she felt the presence of someone. G Am G/B C And that's when she got religion in the front of a compact Ford. G/D C/E G/F C C/D G Just a gentle voice on the stereo. Now she's a working girl who loves the Lord.