Well I am a good midwestern boy, I give an honest day's work when
I can get it. I don't cheat on my taxes, I don't cheat on my
girl. I've got values that would make the White House jealous.
Well I do get a little much over impressed 'til I think of Peter
and Paul and the apostles. I don't stack up too well against
them I guess. But by the standards 'round here I ain't doin'
Lord it's hard to turn the other cheek, hard to bless when others
curse you. Lord it' hard to be a man of peace. Lord it's hard,
And it's hard to step out on them waves hard to walk beyond your
vision. Lord it's hard to be a man of faith. Lord it's hard,
Well His eye is on the sparrow and the lilies of the field I've
heard and He will watch over you and He will watch over me so we
can dress like flowers and eat like birds.
And it's hard when your soul has been stripped bare. It's hard
to lift your eyes towards Heaven. Lord it's hard to be a man of
prayer. Lord it's hard, it's hard, it's hard to be like Jesus...