The Good Shepherd

Afar on the mountain the Shepherd

Author: O. A. Pratt
Tune: [Afar on the mountain the Shepherd]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Afar on the mountain the Shepherd
Is seeking the lost ones to save;
Oh, flee to the arms of His mercy,
For thee His life freely He gave.

Then come, wanderer, come,
The gate is wide open for thee;
Borne safe from all harm
On the Shepherd’s strong arm,
A rock and a refuge is He.

2 Though far from the fold thou hast wandered
In byways of sorrow and sin,
Fear not, ’tis the Shepherd that’s calling,
He’s longing to welcome thee in. [Refrain]

3 Though darkness and danger assail thee
On deserts so dreary and cold,
The light of His presence will guide thee
Safe into the sheltering fold. [Refrain]

4 There in the green pastures He’ll give thee
A place of sweet comfort and rest;
Beside the still waters He’ll lead thee
Till safe in the home of the blest. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: O. A. Pratt

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Text Information

First Line: Afar on the mountain the Shepherd
Title: The Good Shepherd
Author: O. A. Pratt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then come, wanderer, come
Copyright: Public Domain



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Timeless Truths #357

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