As a shepherd he will lead them

As a shepherd he will lead them

Author: Robert Morris
Tune: [As a shepherd He will lead them]
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 As a shepherd He will lead them,
To green pastures they shall go;
All His blessings, as they need them,
On the lambs He will bestow.
In His bosom, when they languish,
Precious children He will take,
Where no blight, nor sin nor anguish
Any sorrow can awake.

Refrain:
As a shepherd He will lead them,
To green pastures they shall go;
And His blessings, as they need them,
On the lambs He will bestow.

2 Near the well of cooling water,
In the sultry noon of day,
Ev’ry little son and daughter
With the gentle One shall stay.
Shepherd strong, He will defend them,
Tho’ the wolf be fierce and bold;
Shepherd kind, He will attend them,
Bring them safely to the fold. [Refrain]

3 If upon the craggy mountain
Any lambs should flee away,
Jesus, from the cooling fountain,
Will o’ertake them where they stray,
Will restore each one, forgiven,
From the wild and stony waste,
And within the fold of heaven
Bring the saved ones home at last. [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #111

Author: Robert Morris

Morris, Robert, LL.D., born Aug. 31, 1818, is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and an extensive writer on Freemasonry. In 1868 he visited the Holy Land on behalf of the Freemasons of America, the outcome of which was his work, Freemasonry in the Holy Land. He is the author of some 300 poetical pieces. One of these, "Each gentle dove and sighing bough" (Evening), is in H. R. Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1881, &c.. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: As a shepherd he will lead them
Author: Robert Morris

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Life Songs: a collection of sacred songs for Sunday schools, young people's meetings and evangelistic services #154

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