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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

Full 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.

Refrain:
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

Timeline

Media

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