Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow

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1 There’s a star in the East on Christmas morn,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow,
It will lead to the place where the Christ was born,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.

Refrain:
Follow, follow,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.
Follow the Star of Bethlehem.
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.

2 If you take good heed to the angel’s words,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow,
You’ll forget your flocks, you’ll forget your herds,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow. [Refrain]

Source: One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: an African American ecumenical hymnal #274

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First Line: There's a star in the East on Christmas morn
Title: Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow
Source: Traditional Spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Rise up, shepherd
Copyright: Public Domain

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