309b. I am Jesus' Little Lamb

1 I am Jesus' little Lamb,
Therefore glad at heart I am;
Jesus love me, Jesus knows me,
All that's good and fair He shows me,
Tends me every day the same,
Even calls me by my name.

2 Out and in safely go,
Want and hunger never know;
Soft green pastures He discloseth,
Where His happy flock reposeth;
When I faint or thirsty be,
To the brook He leadeth me.

3 Should not I be glad all day
In this blesséd fold to stay?
By this holy Shepherd tended,
Whose kind arms, when life is ended,
Bear me to the world of light?
Yes! oh yes, my lot is bright.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: I am Jesus' little Lamb
Title: I am Jesus' Little Lamb
Original Language: German
Author: Henrietta Louisa von Haydn, 1724-1782 (1778)
Publication Date: 1901
Meter: 7 7, 8 8, 7 7.
Topic: Sanctification
Language: English
Notes: Second Tune
Tune Information
Name: JESU LILLA LAM JAG ÄR
Meter: 7 7, 8 8, 7 7.
Source: Swedish



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