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I Am Jesus' Little Lamb

I am Jesus' little lamb, Ever glad at heart I am

Translator: William Fleming Stevenson; Author: Henriette Louise von Hayn
Published in 41 hymnals

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1 I am Jesus' little lamb,
Ever glad at heart I am;
For my Shepherd gently guides me,
Knows my need and well provides me,
Loves me ev'ry day the same,
Even calls me by my name.

2 Day by day, at home, away,
Jesus is my staff and stay.
When I hunger, Jesus feeds me,
Into pleasant pastures leads me;
When I thirst, He bids me go
Where the quiet waters flow.

3 Who so happy as I am,
Even now the Shepherd's lamb?
And when my short life is ended,
By His angel host attended,
He shall fold me to His breast,
There within His arms to rest.

Source: Lutheran Service Book #740

Translator: William Fleming Stevenson

May be the same person as the much more prolific, equally poorly attested William Stevenson.… Go to person page >

Author: Henriette Louise von Hayn

Hayn, Henrietta Luise von, daughter of Georg Heinrich von Hayn, master of the hounds to the Duke of Nassau, was born at Idstein, Nassau, May 22, 1724. In 1746 she was formally received into the Moravian community at Herrnhaag. There, and, after the dissolution of this community, at Grosshennersdorf, and, after 1751 at Herrnhut, she was engaged as teacher in the Girls' School; and after 1766 in caring for the invalid sisters of the community. She died at Herrnhut, Aug. 27, 1782. (Koch, vi. 443-447; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xi. 1.58, &c.) She was a gifted hymnwriter. A fervent love to Christ pervades her produc¬tions; and they are remarkably free from the unpleasant sentimentalism and that dwelling on the physical details of our Lord'… Go to person page >



The Cyber Hymnal #2709
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Instances (1 - 41 of 41)

A Child's Garden of Song #d20

Children's Praises #d15

Faith and Hope Hymns #d33

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Hosanna for the Sunday School #20

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #507

Hymnal for Church, School and Home #d51

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Hymnal #309

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Hymns and Carols for Church and Sunday-school #193

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Hymns and Songs for the Sunday School #220

Junior Hymns #d42

Our Songs of Praise #d62

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Sacred Songs for Little Singers #16

Songs for Children, a Collection of Hymns and Other Songs ... #d50

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Sunday School Book #105

The Apostolic Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Translations of Hymns ... in the "Zions Harfe" #d70

The Children's Hymnal #d112

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d67

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The Extra Hymn Book #31

The Hymnal of the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. Text ed. #d209

The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #430

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #83

The Primary Hymnal #d62

The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d76

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d284

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The Sunday School Hymnal #298

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Wartburg Hymnal #247

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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #556

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Hymnal and Order of Service #309a

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Hymnal and Order of Service #309b

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The Sunday School Hymnal #298

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Trinity Hymnal #643

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Moravian Book of Worship #723

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The Lutheran Hymnal #648

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #192

Ambassador Hymnal #371


Christian Worship #432

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #177


The Cyber Hymnal #2709


Lutheran Service Book #740


Lutheran Worship #517

Exclude 33 pre-1979 instances
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