The God of love my Shepherd is, My gracious constant guide

The God of love my Shepherd is, My gracious constant guide

Author: George Rawson
Published in 10 hymnals

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1 The God of love my Shepherd is,
My gracious, constant guide;
I shall not want for I am His;
In all supplied.

2 In His green pastures do I feed,
And there lie down at will;
He leads me in my thirsty need
By waters still.

3 His tenderness restores my soul,
When sick and faint I roam;
Shows the right path and makes me whole,
Bearing me home.

4 Yea! the dark valley when I tread,
No evil will I fear;
Thy rod and staff dispel my dread;
I feel Thee near.

5 Thou spread'st my table 'mid my foes;
The oil of grace is mine;
My cup with mercy overflows,
And love divine.

6 Goodness and mercy all my days
My constant song shall be,
Till heavenly anthems fill with praise
Eternity.

The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892

Author: George Rawson

Born: June 5, 1807, Leeds, England. Died: March 25, 1889, Clifton, England. Buried: Arno’s Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England. Pseudonym: A Leeds Layman. Rawson, George, was born June 5, 1807, at Leeds, in which town he practised for many years as a solicitor. In 1853 he assisted the Congregational ministers of Leeds in the compilation of Psalms, Hymns, and Passages of Scripture for Christian Worship, a volume commonly known as the Leeds Hymn-book. Mr. Rawson was a member of the Congregational body. In 1858 he also assisted Rev. Dr. Green and other Baptist ministers in the preparation of Psalms and Hymns for the use of the Baptist Denomination. A number of Mr. Rawson's own compositions first appeared in this and in the Leeds Hymn-boo… Go to person page >

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First Line: The God of love my Shepherd is, My gracious constant guide
Author: George Rawson
Meter: 8.6.8.4
Language: English

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The Church Hymnary: a collection of hymns and tunes for public worship #920

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The Students' Hymnal #139

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d409

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