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Dear Shepherd, see thy flock here met

Dear Shepherd, see thy flock here met

Author: John Relly
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Dear Shepherd, see thy flock here met,
Before thy pierced feet to bow;
To praise thy wounds, thy blood and sweat,
Thro' which eternal love did flow.

2 Thou art with us where e'er we meet;
Nor wilt thou leave us holy Lamb:
We find a calm, a blest retreat
Beneath the cov'ring of thy name.

3 Great mercies thou to us hast shewn,
Since first we knew that we were thine:
Since first thou mark'd us for thy own,
With grace and righteousness divine.

4 Seal'd for thine own we surely are;
Thy spirit, Lord, our witness is:
Nor can we fall from Jesus far,
For he is love and tenderness.

5 There's none can pluck us from his hand,
Inclos'd by grace on ev'ry side;
His oath, his promise firmly stand,
We ever shall with him abide!

6 He never will himself deny;
Nor could he die for man in vain:
How then shall God in wrath destroy,
The S]souls for whom the Lamb was slain.

7 The countless price he paid for us,
Exempts us from the iron rod:
His life, his death, his blood and cross,
Hath reconcil'd us all to God.



Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #CCCIV

Author: John Relly

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First Line: Dear Shepherd, see thy flock here met
Author: John Relly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Hymns, Poems, and Spiritual Songs #II.III

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Evangelical Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #31

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #209

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #CCCIV

The Gospel Hymn Book #112

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