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What can I ask beside

How tenderly he leadeth me

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [How tenderly He leadeth me]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 How tenderly He leadeth me,
My Shepherd all the day;
In meadows green He resteth me,
Where brook and fountain play.

Refrain:
The Lord is my Shepherd,
In Him I safely hide,
His rod and staff they comfort me,
What can I ask beside?

2 How tenderly He loveth me,
My tongue can never tell;
But O He gave His life for me,
And this I know full well. [Refrain]

3 How tenderly He calleth me,
When from the fold I roam;
He leaves me not, but patiently
He brings the wand’rer home. [Refrain]

4 How tenderly His gifts to me,
Like gently rain descend;
I’ll sing and praise Him joyfully,
My Shepherd, Saviour, Friend. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #209

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How tenderly he leadeth me
Title: What can I ask beside
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: The Lord is my Shepherd



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