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Great Shepherd of the sheep

Great Shepherd of the sheep

Tune: PASTORAL
Published in 32 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Great Shepherd of the sheep,
Who all Thy flock doth keep,
Leading by waters calm;
Do Thou my footsteps guide,
To follow by Thy side;
Make me Thy little lamb,
Make me Thy little lamb.

2 I fear I may be torn
By many a sharp-set thorn,
As far from Thee I stray;
My weary feet may bleed,
For rough are paths which lead
Out of Thy pleasant way.

3 But when the road is long,
Thy tender arm, and strong,
The weary one will bear;
And Thou wilt wash me clean,
And lead to pastures green,
Where all the flowers are fair.

4 Till, from the soil of sin
Cleansed and made pure within,
Dear Savior, Who hast died,
Thou bringest me in love,
Save to Thy fold above,
Forever to abide.

The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892

Text Information

First Line: Great Shepherd of the sheep
Meter: 6.6.6.6.6.6
Language: English

Notes

Great Shepherd of the sheep, Who all Thy flock dost keep. [The Good Shepherd.] This is given in the Scottish Hymnal, 1884, as from an "American" source.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 32 of 32)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #434Page Scan
A Liturgy and Hymns for Church Sunday Schools #63Page Scan
Child Songs #d8
Children's Primary Hymn Book. 1st ed. #d26
Christian Endeavor Hymns #37TextPage Scan
Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #660TextAudioPage Scan
Hymns and Songs: Selected from Various Authors for the Primary Associationsof the Children of Zion. 1st ed. #d26
Hymns for First-Day Schools #81Page Scan
Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #81Page Scan
Silver Wings #24aPage Scan
Songs for Little Folks: a collection adapted for the home circle and for primary classes in Sunday schools and day schools: containing a number of carefully selected kindergarten songs #102aPage Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #547Page Scan
Sunday School Songs. 3rd ed. #d42
Sunday-School Songs: a new collection of hymns and tunes specially prepared for the use of Sunday-schools and for social and family worship. (3rd. ed.) #94Page Scan
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #298Page Scan
The Anniversaary and Sunday School Music Book No. 1-5 #d48
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d245
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892. (Ed. B) #571Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892... #571Page Scan
The Church Porch, a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools Rev. Ed. #110Page Scan
The Church Porch: a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools #99Page Scan
The Extra Hymn Book #21Page Scan
The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d191
The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #571TextPage Scan
The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the of our Lord 1892..with music, as used in Trinity Church #571Page Scan
The Primary Hymnal #d49
The Sabbath School Bell: a new collection of choice hymns and tunes, original and standard; carefully and simply arranged as solos, duets, trios, semi-choruses and choruses, and for organ..(Enl. Ed) #133Page Scan
The Sabbath School Hosanna #d49
The Sabbath School Melodist #d22
The Sunday School Hymnal: a collection of hymns and music for use in Sunday school services and social meetings #76Page Scan
The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #434Page Scan
Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #264TextPage Scan



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