Tell the preacher God got more than one son

from Common – A Letter to the Law on Rap Genius

Meaning

A possible reference to The Nation of Gods and Earths, who teach that 85% of people are blind to God, 10% of people know the truth but preach lies for personal gain, and the remaining 5% are the righteous teachers. Although the remaining 5% are not necessarily deities, they are as true to this ideal as can be.

References to the “preacher” and “son” might also support an alternative interpretation: While Jesus was the incarnate Son of God as taught by the preacher, we are all created in God’s likeness and thus are the “sons” of God.

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