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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.

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: Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #135

Text Information

First Line: There's a star in the East on Christmas morn
Title: Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Follow, follow, rise up, shepherd, and follow



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