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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)

O Leave Your Sheep

Representative Text

1 Oh, leave your sheep,
Your shepherds on the hills,
Leave fields and rocks,
And all the care of flocks.
Your sorrow deep
Now change to joy that thrills;
Come hither and adore
Your God, your God, your God, who heals your grief so sore.

2 Come from above,
He in a manger lies,
The holy Child
So innocent and mild!
What perfect love
Has brought Him from the skies
On earth to seek for you!
He is, He is, He is a shepherd kind and true.

3 O Eastern kings,
Led by a shining star,
Your voices raise
Before the Babe in praise.
Your homage brings
Gifts priceless from afar;
Offer to Him as well
Your hearts, your hearts, your hearts, that in them He may dwell.

Source: The Children's Hymnbook #82

Translator: Katharine Huntington

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Text Information

First Line: O leave your sheep, You shepherds on the hills
Title: O Leave Your Sheep
Translator: Katharine Huntington
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

The Children's Hymnbook #82

The Concord Hymnal for Day School, Sunday School and Home #d68

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