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663. The Lord Is My Shepherd

1 The Lord is my Shepherd, no want shall I know;
I feed in green pastures, safe-folded I rest;
He leadeth my soul where the still waters flow,
Restores me when wand'ring, redeems when oppressed;
Restores me when wand'ring, redeems when oppressed.

2 Thro' the valley and shadow of death tho' I stray,
Since thou art my Guardian, no evil I fear;
Thy rod shall defend me, thy staff be my stay;
No harm can befall with my Comforter near;
No harm can befall with my Comforter near.

3 In the midst of affliction my table is spread;
With blessings unmeasured my cup runneth o'er;
With perfume and oil thou anointest my head;
O what shall I ask of thy providence more?
O what shall I ask of thy providence more?

4 Let goodness and mercy, my bountiful God,
Still follow my steps till I meet thee above:
I seek by the path which my forefathers trod,
Thro' the land of their sojourn, thy kingdom of love.
Thro' the land of their sojourn, thy kingdom of love.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: The Lord is my Shepherd, no want shall I know
Title: The Lord Is My Shepherd
Author: James Montgomery (1822)
Publication Date: 1961
Scripture: Psalm 23
Topic: God: Faithfuless of; God: Love and Grace of; God: Shepherd (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [The Lord is my Shepherd, no want shall I know]
Composer: Thomas Koschat (1862)
Key: F Major



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