Jesus' Little Lamb

I am Jesus' little Lamb, Happy all day long I am

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [I am Jesus' little lamb] (Ogden)
Published in 30 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am Jesus little lamb,
Happy all day long I am;
He will keep me safe from harm,
For I’m his lamb.

I am Jesus little lamb,
Happy all day long I am;
He will keep me safe I know,
For I’m his lamb.

2 By his staff I’m led along,
Guarded by his arm so strong,
I’m so happy all day long,
For I’m his lamb. [Refrain]

3 Then I never will repine,
While around his glories shine;
I am his and he is mine,
Oh, I’m his lamb. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.2 #121

Author: William A. Ogden

William Augustine Ogden USA 1841-1897. Born at Franklin County, OH, his family moved to IN when he was age six. He studied music in local singing schools at age 8, and by age 10 could read church music fairly well. Later, he could write out a melody by hearing it sung or played. He enlisted in the American Civil War in the 30th IN Volunteer Infantry. During the war he organized a male choir which became well known throughout the Army of the Cumberland. After the war, he returned home, resumed music study, and taught school. He married Jennie V Headington, and they had two children: Lowell and Marian. He worked for the Iowa Normal School, Toledo Public School System. Among his teachers: Lowell Mason, Thomas Hastings, E E Baily and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am Jesus' little Lamb, Happy all day long I am
Title: Jesus' Little Lamb
Author: William A. Ogden
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus loves me, this I know
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 30 of 30)
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Golden Censer #d31

Gospel Pearls #d25

Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d97

Junior Hymns #d41

New Silver Song #d47

Notes of Joy, for the Sabbath School #d48

Popular Hymns No. 3 #d58

Precious Songs #d23

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d183

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Song Garland; or, Singing for Jesus #64b

Songs for the Wee Ones #d26

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Songs for Young People #148

Songs of Praise #d38

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Songs of the Bible for the Sunday School #99

The Book of Worship #d202

The Canadian Sunday School Harp #d61

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d270

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The New Golden Censer #43

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #87

The Selah Song Book. Word ed. #d134

The Silver Song #d46

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #313

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Triumphant Songs No.2 #121

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Triumphant Songs Nos. 1 and 2 Combined #328

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