1. The gracious Lord is still, to me,
A shepherd kind, and faithful fuide;
Whate'er my wants demand, shall be
By his indulgent care, supplied.
2. In pastures ever fresh, and green,
He feeds, and makes me take my rest;
He leads me to the silent stream,
Or pool which living springs have blessed.
3. My soul, which his assistance needs,
He doth restore, by sovereign grace;
For his name's sake, he gently leads
Me in the paths of righteousness.
4. Though through death's gloomy vale I glide,
No threatening dangers will I fear;
For thou art with me, Lord, to guide
Thy rod, and staff, to comfort, there.
5. My table's with thy bounties spread
In sight of all my spiteful foes;
Thou dost anoint with oil my head,
My cup with blessings overflows.
6. Goodness, and mercy, from my God,
Shall surely crown my future days;
Therefore I'll make my fixed abode,
Lord, in thy house of prayer, and praise.
A New Version of the Psalms of David, 1752
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