6765. Bread of Heaven

1 Jesus the good Shepherd is,
Jesus died the sheep to save;
He is mine and I am his,
All I want in him I have;
Life, and health, and rest, and food,
All the plenitude of God.

2 Jesus loves and guards his own;
Me in verdant pastures feeds,
Makes me quietly lie down,
By the streams of comfort leads:
Following him where'er he goes,
Silent joy my heart o'erflows.

3 He in sickness makes me whole,
Guides into the paths of peace;
He revives my fainting soul,
Stablishes in righteousness;
Who for me vouchsafed to die,
Loves me still - I know not why!

4 Love divine shall still embrace,
Love shall keep me to the end;
Surely all my happy days
I shall in thy temple spend,
Till I to thy house remove,
Thy eternal house above!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus the good Shepherd is
Title: Bread of Heaven
Original Language: English
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Tune Information
Composer: William Dalrymple Maclagan

Audio recording: Organ, Eb Major, 4
(Recorded by Clyde McLennan. Eb Major, 4 verses)
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