80. My Shepherd, You Supply My Need

1 My Shepherd, you supply my need;
most holy is your name;
in pastures fresh you make me feed,
beside the living stream.
You bring my wand'ring spirit back,
when I forsake your ways;
you lead me, for your mercy's sake,
in paths of truth and grace.

2 When through the shades of death I walk,
your presence is my stay;
one word of your supporting breath
drives all my fears away.
Your hand, in sight of all my foes,
does still my table spread;
my cup with blessings overflows,
your oil anoints my head.

3 Your sure provisions, gracious God,
attend me all my days;
O may your house be my abode,
and all my work be praise.
Here would I find a settled rest,
while others go and come;
no more a stranger, nor a guest,
but like a child at home.

Text Information
First Line: My Shepherd, you supply my need
Title: My Shepherd, You Supply My Need
Author: Isaac Watts (1719, alt.)
Meter: CMD
Publication Date: 1995
Topic: God Beyond All Name and Form: Providence and Care; Assurance; Comfort (5 more...)
Tune Information
Meter: CMD
Key: C Major
Source: Southern Harmony, 1835

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