The Way He Was Raised Lyrics

by Josh Turner

He always wore those worn out flip-flops
Spent hours in his daddys workshop
He loved being on the water
Fishin with His friends

He always listened to the old folks
When theyd tell stories and crack jokes
Didnt talk back to his mama
When she got onto Him

Oh, thats just the way He was raised
Had to finish all His chores fore He could go outside and play
They always went to church, thats where He learned how to pray
And thats just the way He was raised

He grew His hair out when He got older
Grew it clear down to His shoulders
Started hangin with the outcasts
When He went off to town

Some called Him a troublemaker
Even some said a lawbreaker
No matter how they talked about Him
He never put nobody down

Cause thats just the way He was raised
When people start to gossip Hed just walk away
He always loved His neighbor no matter what theyd say
Oh, thats just the way He was raised

On a cross, on a hill
That long haired boy was killed
All our sins washed away
When He walked out of that grave

Oh, thats just the way He was raised
Theres no way we can measure the sacrifice He made
He knew He had to die for our debt to be paid
Oh, thats just the way He was raised

It took the hand of God to roll the stone away
And thats just the way He was raised
Yeah, thats just the way He was raised