Jesus, gentle Shepherd, Listen while we sing

Jesus, gentle Shepherd, Listen while we sing

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: HURLBURT
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Jesus, gentle Shepherd,
Listen while we sing—
Little ones uniting
Sweetest praise to bring.
Shepherd of the children,
Keep Thy lambs today—
Gently lead our footsteps
In Thy pleasant way.

Refrain:
Jesus, gentle Shepherd,
Bless us today!
Guide Thou our footsteps;
Hear us, we pray!

2 Jesus, precious Saviour,
Gentle, meek and mild,
Thou canst feel for children,
Thou wast once a child.
Keep our hearts from anger,
Keep our lips from wrong,
Teach us how to serve Thee,—
We to Thee belong. [Refrain]

3 Loving, gentle Shepherd,
Lead us ev’ry day,
May we never wander
From the heav’nly way.
Guard us from all danger,
Shelter us from harm,—
In Thy love safe folded,
Shielded by Thine arm. [Refrain]

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #679

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 >

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First Line: Jesus, gentle Shepherd, Listen while we sing
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Jesus, gentle Shepherd, Bless us today

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