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The Shepherd's Call

The Shepherd Jesus is ready now

Author: J. M. Baldwin
Tune: [The Shepherd Jesus is ready now]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The Shepherd Jesus is ready now
The wand’ring sheep to save;
He calls the wand’rer from plain and mountain,
And from the brink of the grave.

The fold is now open, the Shepherd is calling,
Poor wandering sinner, come in.
The fold is now open, the Shepherd is calling,
Poor wandering sinner, come in.

2 The Shepherd Jesus is calling now,
He’s called you oft before
To enter into His fold and pasture—
Lo! He Himself is the door. [Refrain]

3 The Shepherd gave for the sheep His life—
He bled and died for you;
Will you reject now His love and mercy,
Your friend most loving and true? [Refrain]

4 And as you enter this Shepherd’s fold,
Your sins will be forgiv’n;
He’ll fill your heart with His joy o’erflowing,
And lead you safely to Heav’n. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8034

Author: J. M. Baldwin

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Text Information

First Line: The Shepherd Jesus is ready now
Title: The Shepherd's Call
Author: J. M. Baldwin
Refrain First Line: The fold is now open, the Shepherd is calling
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8034
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #8034

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