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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Jesus, shepherd of my soul

Like a tender shepherd Jesus leadeth me

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [Like a tender shepherd Jesus leadeth me]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Like a tender shepherd Jesus leadeth me
Where the pasture greenest grows upon the lea,
Never was another friend so true as He;
Jesus, Shepherd of my soul.

He’s the Shepherd of my soul,
Peaceful are my days with Him to guard and guide,
He’s the Shepherd of my soul
Tender Shepherd of my soul.

2 Tho’ I left His kindly fold and went astray,
He with boundless mercy sought me day by day,—
Sought me, found me, led me back into the way,
Jesus, Shepherd of my soul. [Refrain]

3 Never shall I stray again from His dear side,
Never shun to go wherever He may guide,
Never doubt His kindly care whate’er betide,
Jesus, Shepherd of my soul. [Refrain]

4 To the weary Christ hath spoken, “Come to me,”
When the troubled heart is broken, “Come to me,”
Thou art helpless by this token, “Come to me,”
He’s the Shepherd of my soul. [Refrain]

Source: The Gospel Chorus: for use in prayer meetings, young people's societies and revivals #6

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Like a tender shepherd Jesus leadeth me
Title: Jesus, shepherd of my soul
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: He's the shepherd of my soul



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

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The Gospel Chorus #6

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