I have a feeling this might be the case as well with the lyrics of Ebenezer Obey.
I have read somewhere that he used to be a sinner. Drinking, loose morals and a dose of debauchery, I suppose.
Until religion came into his life.
Maybe it's those traces of a life of vice that attract me to his earlier work. Here's a wonderful cassette from 1975 by Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey and his Inter-Reformers* Band.
It comes with a warning: do not play it while driving a car on a motorway with a speed limit!!
*known before (in those drinking days) as the International Brothers Band