Shepherd, while thy flocks are feeding

Shepherd, while thy flocks are feeding

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 26 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Shepherd while thy flock is feeding,
Take these lambs in thine arms,
Now for shelter pleading.

2 While the storm of life is tow'ring
Night and day beasts of prey,
Lurking and devouring.

3 Shepherd, ev'ry grace combining,
Keep these lambs in thine arms,
On thy breast reclining.

Source: Joyful Songs; a choice collection of new Sunday School music #151

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Shepherd, while thy flocks are feeding
Author: Thomas Hastings
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 26 of 26)

Cantica Laudis #d250

Children's Diadem #d75

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David's Harp #187

Harmonia Ecclesiae #d212

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Joyful Songs; a choice collection of new Sunday School music #151

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d168

New Standard Singer #d194

New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d196

Oriola #d200

Oriola #d201

Sabbath School Choir #d71

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Sabbath School Songs #20a

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Song Worship for Sunday Schools #133

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #400

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #400

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #400

The Boston One-Line Psalmist #d139

The Imperial Harmony #d231

The Olive Branch #d123

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The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #23a

The Reward, for Sunday Schools #d61

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The Sabbath School Harp #67

The Sabbath School Service and Hymn Book #d42

The Victory #d325

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Young Singer's Friend #172

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