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The Shepherd's Fold

Far, far away from the Shepherd’s care

Author: J. M. Bowman
Tune: [Far, far away from the Shepherd’s care]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Far, far away from the Shepherd’s care,
Out on the mountains cold and bare,
There one had strayed from the sheltering fold,
And wandered far from the gates of gold.

Refrain:
There many lay in the Shepherd’s fold,
While one was far from the gates of gold;
Out on the desert, through sin’s dark night,
Wandered afar till the morning light.

2 The Shepherd said, Though the way is steep,
I go to rescue My lost sheep;
Out on the desert far away,
He hastens while ’tis yet today. [Refrain]

3 The Shepherd found the lamb once lost,
That o’er the barren hills had crossed;
He took it in His tender arms,
And sheltered it from desert storms. [Refrain]

4 A sinner out in the desert cold,
Was wandering far from the Shepherd’s fold;
Through chilling winds of sin’s long night,
Redeemed at last by Gospel light. [Refrain]


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9975

Author: J. M. Bowman

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Text Information

First Line: Far, far away from the Shepherd’s care
Title: The Shepherd's Fold
Author: J. M. Bowman
Refrain First Line: There many lay in the Shepherd’s fold
Publication Date: 1904
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9975
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)

Instances

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