We will walk through the valley

The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. By still waters he leadeth

Author: Lucie Eddie Campbell
Tune: [The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want] (Campbell)
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want;
By still waters He leadeth His sheep;
Though the enemy gather and foes may oppress,
Jesus watches while His little ones sleep.

Refrain:
We will walk through the valley,
We will walk in peace;
We will walk through the valley with Jesus alone;
On His rod and His staff through the valley of death,
We will walk through the valley in peace.

2 He maketh me to lie down in pastures green,
My cup with His blessings overflows;
He anointeth my head with oil from above,
For my Master has bountiful stores. [Refrain]

3 He prepareth a table in the midst of my foes,
But His goodness and mercy are there;
At the end of death's valley, in the house of the Lord,
There forever His goodness we'll share. [Refrain]

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #204

Author: Lucie Eddie Campbell

Lucie Eddie Campbell, April 30, 1885–January 3, 1963, one of nine children born to parents who were slaves in Mississippi. She moved to Memphis with her mother after her father died when she was two years old. Became first Music Director of newly formed Education arm for the new National Baptist Convention formed in 1916 in Memphis. In 1919 at a NBC convention in Atlantic City, Campbell introduced a young, blind singer, Connie Rosemond, who electrified the delegates with his rendition of Campbell’s first gospel hymn, “Something Within.” Campbell met Rosemond on the famous Beale St in Memphis. She heard a man betting $10 that he could make the blind youngster “get down in the alley” an expression for singing the blues. Th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. By still waters he leadeth
Title: We will walk through the valley
Author: Lucie Eddie Campbell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We will walk through the valley
Copyright: Public Domain

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #204

For the Living of These Days #29

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #237

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