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Only Jesus

There's a Shepherd who goes over the mountains steep

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [There's a Shepherd who goes over the mountains steep]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 There’s a Shepherd who goes o’er the mountains steep
To bring home the lost and the wan’ring sheep;
O love and compassion so strong and deep!
For the Shepherd who seeks is Jesus.

Come ye from sin’s dark mountain,
Come where the sweet flow’rs grow;
O come ye to Calv’ry’s fountain,
Come where the living waters flow.

2 There’s a light that is shining o’er life’s dark sea,
Before whose bright beaming the shadows flee—
A God-given beacon to you and me
For the Light of the World is Jesus. [Refrain]

3 There is Water of Life that is free to all,
Though sin-stained and wounded by many a fall;
“O come, ye that thirst,” heed the welcome call,
For the Water of Life is Jesus. [Refrain]

4 There is Life-giving Bread for the heart’s great need,
Whereon all the hungry may come and fee;
O dear starving soul, here is food indeed!
For the Bread of the World is Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 3: for use in religious meetings #30

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can. --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a Shepherd who goes over the mountains steep
Title: Only Jesus
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: Come ye from sin's dark mountain
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