663. Jesus Makes My Heart Rejoice

1 Jesus makes my heart rejoice,
I’m his sheep and know his voice;
he’s a shepherd kind and gracious,
and his pastures are delicious,
constant love to me he shows,
yea, my very name he knows!

2 Should not I for gladness leap,
led by Jesus as his sheep?
For when these blessed days are over,
to the arms of my dear Savior
I shall be conveyed to rest.
Amen, yea, my lot is blessed.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus makes my heart rejoice
Title: Jesus Makes My Heart Rejoice
Author: Henriette Louise von Hayn (1776)
Translator: Frederick W. Foster (1789)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Christian Education and Nurture; Christ--Guidance; Christ--Shepherd, the (3 more...)
Tune Information
Name: [Jesus makes my heart rejoice]
Composer: Johannes Herbst, 1735-1812
Key: G Major
Source: Hymns to be Sung at the Pianoforte
Copyright: © 1973 by Monica Schantz

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