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209. Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow

1 There's a star in the east on Christmas morn.
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.
It will lead to the place where the Savior's born.
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.

Follow, follow, rise up, shepherd, and follow.
Follow the star of Bethlehem;
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.

2 If you take good heed to the angel's word,
rise up, shepherd, and follow.
You'll forget your flock, you'll forget your herd.
Rise up, shepherd, and follow. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There's a star in the east on Christmas morn
Title: Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Matthew 2:9-10; Matthew 2:1; Luke 2:8-15
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Arranger: Jack Schrader, 1942-
Meter: Irregular
Key: D♭ Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Music Arr. © 1997 Hope Publishing Company

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