See the gentle Shepherd standing

See the gentle Shepherd standing

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Tune: [See the gentle Shepherd standing]
Published in 15 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 See the gentle Shepherd standing
Where the quiet waters flow;
To the pastures green inviting,
Hungry, thirsty, let us go.

Where he leads we will follow,
Where he leads we will follow,
Where he leads we will follow,
We will follow all the way.

2 Only by the door we enter;
All who enter he will save;
Life abundantly bestowing,
Though his life the Shepherd gave. [Refrain]

3 Safe within the fold he leads us,
He the Shepherd, we his own;
And as him the Father knoweth,
Precious thought—of him we're known. [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #71

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: See the gentle Shepherd standing
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Where he leads, we will follow



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