Little Lambs

Blessed Jesus, tender Shepherd

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [Blessed Jesus, tender Shepherd]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Blessed Jesus, tender Shepherd,
We thy little lambs would be;
We would follow in thy footsteps,
We would serve thee faithfully.

Chorus:
Blessed Jesus, loving Savior,
Give us grace to follow thee;
Daily walking in thy footsteps
Till we all thy glory see.

2 Let us never faint or falter,
May we love whate’er is right;
Let us keep thy precepts holy,
Walking blameless in thy sight. [Chorus]

3 May we never, never grieve thee,
Let us shun whate’er is wrong;
Let us do the things that please thee,
Let us praise thee in our song. [Chorus]


Source: Inspiring songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #33

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Blessed Jesus, tender Shepherd
Title: Little Lambs
Author: Thoro Harris
Refrain First Line: Blessed Jesus, loving Savior
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Inspiring songs No. 1 #33

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Little Branches No. 4 #51

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