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!
|First Line:||Jesus the good Shepherd is|
|Title:||Bread of Heaven|
|Author:||Charles Wesley, 1707-1788|
|Audio recording:||Organ, Eb Major, 4|
(Recorded by Clyde McLennan. Eb Major, 4 verses)