Jesus My Shepherd

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1. Jesus is my tender Shepherd,
Gently leading day by day;
Watching me with ceaseless vigil,
Lest I from him go astray.

Jesus is my tender Shepherd,
Going with me ev'rywhere;
Hallelujah, what a Shepherd!
I am safe while in his care.

2. Into pastures green and pleasant,
By the waters still and calm,
There my Shepherd, goes before me,
Shielding me from want and harm. [Chorus]

3. When life's dangers thicken round me,
When the enemy is near,
Then my Shepherd, sweetly speaking,
Bids me never doubt or fear. [Chorus]

4. When at last the storm clouds gather,
And the night comes dark and cold,
When earth's toil, and care is ended,
I shall rest within his hold. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #87

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus is my tender Shepherd
Title: Jesus My Shepherd
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus is my tender Shepherd
Copyright: Public Domain


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