18. My Lord and I

1 I have a Friend so precious,
So very dear to me;
He loves me with such perfect love,
He loves me faithfully!
I could not live apart from Him,
I love to feel Him nigh;
And so we dwell together,
My Lord and I.

My Lord and I,
My Lord and I;
And so we dwell together,
My Lord and I.

2 Sometimes I’m faint and weary,
He knows that I am weak,
And as He bids me lean on Him,
His help I’ll gladly seek.
He leads me in the path of light,
Beneath a sunny sky;
And so we walk together,
My Lord and I.

My Lord and I,
My Lord and I;
And so we walk together,
My Lord and I.

3 I tell Him all my sorrows,
I tell Him all my joys,
I tell Him all that pleases me,
I tell Him what annoys.
He tells me what I ought to do,
He tells me what to try;
And so we talk together,
My Lord and I.

My Lord and I,
My Lord and I;
And so we talk together,
My Lord and I.

4 I have His yoke upon me,
And easy ‘tis to bear;
In burdens which He carries,
I gladly take a share;
For ‘tis my highest happiness
To have Him always nigh;
We bear the yoke together,
My Lord and I.

My Lord and I,
My Lord and I;
We bear the yoke together,
My Lord and I.

Text Information
First Line: I have a friend, a loving friend
Title: My Lord and I
Author: Mrs. L. Shorey
Publication Date: 1904
Topic: Fellowship: Friendship
Tune Information
Name: [I have a friend, a loving friend]
Composer: Geo. C. Stebbins



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