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Jesus, Tender Shepherd

Jesus, tender Shepherd, All my wants supply

Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Tune: [Jesus, tender Shepherd] (Pollock)
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus, tender Shepherd,
All my wants supply;
In Thy pleasant pastures,
Make me down to lie.

Shepherd, keep lambs and sheep,
Safe from storms and cold;
Back from sin’s bleak mountains,
Bring them to the fold.

2 Lead beside still waters,
My lost soul restore;
In the narrow pathway,
Guide me evermore. [Refrain]

3 When in deaths dark shadow,
Banish ev’ry fear,
Let no ill befall me,
Comfort give, and cheer. [Refrain]

4 Spread for me a table,
Seen by ev’ry foe;
And my cup of blessing,
Cause to overflow. [Refrain]

5 Follow with Thy goodness,
All my future days;
In Thy house, forever
Let me sing Thy praise. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #200

Author: Charles Edward Pollock

Charles Edward Pollock USA 1853-1928. Born at Newcastle, PA, he moved to Jefferson City, MO, when age 17. He was a cane maker for C W Allen. He also worked 20 years for the MO Pacific Railroad, as a depot clerk and later as Assistant Roadmaster. He was a musician and prolific songwriter, composing 5000+ songs, mostly used in Sunday school settings and church settings. He took little remuneration for his compositions, preferring they be freely used. He produced three songbooks: “Praises”, “Beauty of praise”, and “Waves of melody”. In 1886 he married Martha (Mattie) Jane Harris, and they had three children: Robert, Edward, and a daughter. He died in Merriam, KS. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, tender Shepherd, All my wants supply
Title: Jesus, Tender Shepherd
Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Shepherd, keep lambs and sheep
Copyright: Public Domain


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Crowning Day, No. 6 #200

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